The scone debate – jam first or cream first?

Devon Cream Tea - scone, then cream, then jamThe Diamond Jubilee bank holiday has reignited the never ending “cream tea war” between Devon and Cornwall. The two counties are at loggerheads over whose cream tea is THE cream tea and whose method of dressing a scone is the right one.

The accepted Devon way is to split the scone into two halves, then spread clotted cream on each half and top with jam. Cornish cream teas have the jam going on first with the cream on top. [Read more...]