Spices add piquant zest to the composition of traditional English tea Christmas Mystery and refreshing citrus notes underline its festive character.
Decorated Christmas trees, fluffy green garlands over the entrance door, bright flickering lamps and distant tinkling of Santa Claus bell, marvellous aroma of pastries hovering over London – all this is magic of the Old English Christmas.
The British are true followers of traditions that they keep with greatest respect. For this reason Christmas night in England today almost fully reflects the description given in the middle of the last century by the queen of English detective prose, Agatha Christie. After traditional turkey with cranberry sauce plumb pudding was served and … “pies with almonds and sultana followed by Christmas dessert. Then husband and wife went for a little nap before lighting the candles on Christmas tree before evening tea”.