Reviewed by Rosemary Knight
I have been married for a long time but I have found that the secret of a successful marriage is keeping romance alive with caring little gestures like buying each other flowers and gifts or going out for meals. In normal times, I would have booked a restaurant or tea room for a lovely meal on Valentine’s Day, but unfortunately this is not possible during the lockdown. I was therefore delighted to be given the opportunity to review Bradfords Bakers lovely Afternoon Tea with Prosecco delivered directly to my door so I could enjoy a scrumptious Valentine’s Day treat with my husband.
I was contacted by the company and asked which day would be suitable for the delivery and the hamper was delivered promptly to my door.
The afternoon tea hamper came sumptuously presented in a luxurious rose gold gift box and contained a delicious array of treats. There were two varieties of teabags – English Afternoon Tea and English Breakfast Tea as well as a small bottle of Bel Canto Prosecco for my husband and I to share. I must admit I do enjoy a glass or two of sparkling wine so this was a lovely treat to share. We first sampled the super tasty scones. There were three fruit ones and three plain ones which we piled up with heaps of Bradfords strawberry jam and clotted cream. These scones were so light and fluffy and deliciously tasty. Before my retirement, I taught young children and one of my tasks included teaching little ones to bake. I must admit that these scones from Bradfords Bakers were just as good, if not better, than any that I produced.
Also included in the hamper were four huge juicy strawberries covered in various flavours of Belgian chocolate. I absolutely love both strawberries and chocolate so the combination of the two tasted amazing. They came beautifully presented in their own box, with freshly grated chocolate shavings sprinkled over them and looked just as delicious as they tasted.
Also contained in the Afternoon Tea Hamper were two fresh cream and jam buns, two iced tops buns and a selection of French macarons. The buns were wonderfully light with just the right amount of filling and topping – perfect for a sweet tooth. Every item came beautifully presented in their individual white cardboard boxes.
The hamper also contained a card with allergen information which is vitally important as so many of us seem to have reactions to various food items.
I was extremely impressed by both the variety and quality of the items in the Bradfords Bakers Afternoon Tea with Prosecco hamper. Every single item tasted scrummy and having this hamper delivered directly to my door made Valentine’s Day extra special. My husband enjoyed his wonderful treat, made extra special knowing that we could still enjoy a romantic meal even during lockdown.
This product can be purchsed from Bradford Bakers here.