"It must be 4 o'clock somewhere!" Hmmm...that sounds slightly off, unless you're having a rough day. But when you consider that it's referring to the completely civilized English ritual of afternoon tea time with scones, it sounds right on. If someone offered you a warm scone every day at 4pm, you'd drop everything to observe ritual wouldn't you?
We're not talking about the hockey-puck-like pastry you grab at a kiosk when you are catching a dreadful early morning flight. It's that tender and flaky gem that comes your way so rarely and most likely at a bed and breakfast or high tea. There must be some secret law of bakers that scones can only be magnificent if they are made thoughtfully in small batches. Besides that, no rocket science degree is required.Read More