It is said that 'where there is tea there is hope', and the women of the ICA have long recognised the value of teatime as a source of comfort to punctuate the day. But tea needs company and now they share with you their favourite accompaniments: food to eat and food for thought.
You will find favourite teatime recipes to suit every occasion from Irish homes all across the country. These are tried and tested homely recipes you remember from your mammy and granny.
As well as taking comfort in the food, you will be inspired by a selection of the ICA women's favourite words of wisdom: cherished lines from poetry, prayer, quotes and sayings.
So whether you are having a busy day, a quiet day, a good day or a bad day, you are guaranteed to find inspiration here to stop for a moment and take stock before getting on with your day again with lifted spirits.