The Art of the Social Graces, Volume I, offers practical knowledge in basic social skills for all occasions. It takes the reader through a brief history of étiquette, offers introduction methods, provides techniques for entertaining, and explains proper protocols for invitations. Formal, informal, and family style table setting guidelines are provided along with instructions on Continental and American style dining.
The Art and Proper Étiquette of Afternoon Tea, Volume II, explores the world of tea étiquette accompanied by carefully selected recipes. It presents historic individuals who influenced the development of tea and takes the reader through the history of Victorian Afternoon Tea along with many other tea-influenced cultural traditions. Instructions on how to prepare a “Proper” tea at home, how to brew the perfect pot of tea, and how to prepare savories, scones, and petits fours are included.
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EMMA The Étiquette Cat: Meet Emma, Volume III, is about an adorable Ragdoll feline. She is two years old and is loving and mischievous with an abundance of curiosity. Emma fancies herself as a well-behaved kitty and her daily quest is to please her mum. Sometimes she gets into a bit of trouble, but her mum is very forgiving and gently corrects her. Children will fall instantly in love with Emma as they try to emulate her good manners.
Timeless Étiquette Decorum, Graceful Dining Manners, and Customs of Afternoon Tea, Volume IV, is a compilation of Volume I and Volume II with added étiquette guidelines and instructions. This newest volume offers information on the history, usage, and care of all tableware which includes flatware, dinnerware, stemware, and crystal. The chapters dedicated to tea feature the history of tea, types of tea, tea pairings and tastings, tea food dining instructions, and other useful tea information.
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