Tagged Tea & Nibbles


10 Random Things Making Me Happy Right Now

I’ve concocted a list of 10 things that make me happy and might help you. Many of them are free (or I offer free alternatives). Over on the Parasol Protectorate Group, Gentle Reader, I put a Chirrup Special to the vote. As you can see: stuff making me happy narrowly lost out to books making […]

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Miss Gail Cooks with Tea: Pumpkin Chai Tiramisu

By request, Gentle Reader (and because you know me and tea… why not cook with it?) Here is my Pumpkin Chai Tiramisu recipe! I’m thinking of having Lovejoy cook this in one of the San Andreas Shifter books. I have already posted Isaac’s open faced omelet which is in The Omega Objection. Pumpkin Chai Tiramisu INGREDIENTS […]

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Winter Drinks + Books Pairings, Getting Cozy to Read

Dearest Gentle Reader, It’s finally winter round these parts, we even got some rain at last. It’s cold enough to want to curl up with a hot beverage and a book, so I thought I would have some fun and pair mine up. (Let me know if you agree with my choices?) Gail Carriger Book […]

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Gail Carriger & Madame Askew Talk Tea (Video)

Miss Gail Welcomes Madame Askew for her very first Co-live! I hope you enjoy this, Gentle Reader, we dive deep into TEA! Links you might want after watching this! Madame Askew’s Page The ladies sample 2018 Supreme High Mountain Jin Xuan Milk Oolong (thanks Sally!) Apparently you drink oolong 2x, with two rounds of water. […]

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Tidbits & Behind the Scenes Research for Reticence

So here’s some bits and bobs I researched for Reticence! I don’t think these are very spoiler-y but if you are super worried you might want to save this to read after you’ve finished the book. These are things, Gentle Reader, that may assist with comprehension but are not at all necessary. Party Inspiration For […]

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Gail Carriger & Madame Askew Talk All Things Tea (Video)

Please welcome steampunk maven, mistress of Tea Dueling, and fellow lover of all things sacred leaf to the blog today, Gentle Reader. Madame Askew! In this video Madame Askew and I talk about all things tea related. We share our love, discuss blends, pairing, thoughts on where and when and who shoudl drink what and […]

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Getting Cozy with Gail Carriger, A Very British Concept (

Gentle Reader, something unexpected for you today. A proper article. As we move along collectively rereading my books, I wanted to muse a bit on the idea of cozy. I think it’s endemic to all my writing, but particularly the Parasolverse. If I were to be asked for a defining description of all my writing, […]

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Resources For Writing About Victorian Food & Tea From Gail Carriger

Let’s talk about one of my favorite things, Gentle Reader, Victorian FOOD! Here’s all things… Victorian Food Planning a Traditional Victorian Dinner Party & A Victorian Meal in Modern Times Stocking Your Victorian Kitchen, 1888 How the Victorians Describe Italian Food Weird Victorian Recipe Moment – Sweet Macaroni Pudding In Which Tamora Pierce Has Victorian Breakfast […]

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