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About the Food

The Teas

Bright and Early—Earl Grey tea

My Sweet Camellia—Assam tea

Cha Cha Chai—Chai tea

Ann’s Raw Rah Rooibos—Rooibos tea

Good Vibes Only—Chamomile tea

Chillax Chick Lit—Lavender infused tea

De’Minted—Mint Chocolate tea

Whatcha Matchamacallit---Matcha tea

The Itty Bitty Pastries

Serendipity Sweet Potato Pie

Janie Loves Teacake

Sho’ Nuff Shortbread Cookie

NEW! Baklava

NEW! Alfajores

      

The Sandwiches (Small Bites)

Spicy Creole Chicken Salad 

Egg Salad 

Cheese and Chutney 

Chutney and Chickpea 

Cucumber and Tomato 

Beet and Creamy Walnut

Smoked Salmon 

The Doughbundts

        The Doughbundt  is exclusive to        

          The Zora & Josephine Tea Room.

          This delectable combination marries   

         2 of the world's most treasured edibles.

          The Doughbundt is a great anytime

         treat-morning, noon or night!

Lavender Lemon 

                   Brown Sugar & Bourbon                   

Chocolate City Chocolate 

 

 

 

The Itty Bitty Scones

Cranberry Orange

Cherries Jubilee

Vanilla

Seasonal Favorites 

Food Descriptions

Vegan--Sho’Nuff Shortbread Cookies 

What happens when a yummy shortbread cookie jumps into a pool of chocolate? You get the Sho’Nuff Shortbread Cookie! These light note, golden brown-bottomed cookies boast a perfect pop of semi-sweet goodness. Fantastic with Angostura & Orange Peel Marmalade! Made with flour, sugar, vegan butter, vegan chocolate, vanilla, and salt.

Chocolate City Chocolate Chip Cookies

Who doesn't love a good, old-fashioned chocolate chip cookie? This powerhouse cookie is packed with flavor from the perfect blend of flour, eggs,  semi-sweet chocolate chips, butter, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, baking soda and salt.

 

Vegan-Janie Loves Tea Cake

This tender pastry pays homage to Zora Neale Hurston’s most treasured love story.

Hand-dipped in a specially crafted glaze with notes of vanilla and ambrosia, you will fall in love with Janie Loves Tea Cake.

Now, that’s amore! Made with flour, vegan butter, sugar, canola oil, baking powder, vanilla, salt, sodium benzoate, potassium sorbate, citric acid, and natural flavors. Can be made vegan! See "Shop and Order" to select vegan options.

Lemon Tea Cake

Did you know Zora Neale Hurston grew up surrounded by citrus trees? I'm guessing they were mostly lemon and orange. So, let's talk about the lemons...The Zora & Josephine Tea Room Lemon Tea Cake transports us back to much simpler times when we all truly lived off the land. 

Made with flour, eggs, sugar, butter, lemon extract, lemon juice, vanilla, salt, and baking soda.

Serendipity Sweet Potato Pie (Seasonal Selection)

Some of the best things in life come in small packages. The Serendipity Sweet Potato Pie is smooth and moist. Flavored with cinnamon and vanilla, these little bites make a sweet addition to any afternoon tea. Also made with sweet potatoes, sugar, butter, eggs, milk, and nutmeg. 

 

Vegan-Lavender Lemon Doughbundt

Made with organic lavender flower buds and fresh lemon juice, this is a Zora & Josephine Tea Room signature original. Made with flour, oat milk, oil, sugar, vegan butter, lemon juice, baking powder, organic lavender flowers, salt, and vanilla. 

 

Vegan-Bourbon and Brown Sugar Doughbundt

Sounds like an R & B group from the 70s, doesn’t it? Well, this Doughbundt will certainly have your taste buds singing! Made with top shelf brown liquor and brown sugar, the Bourbon and Brown Sugar Doughbundt pairs just as nicely with your morning coffee as it does your favorite barrel. Made with flour, oat milk, oil, sugar, butter, bourbon, vanilla, baking powder, salt, rum extract, and natural flavors. 

Vegan--Chocolate City Chocolate Doughbundt

Truly an original, this decadent Doughbundt brings the heat while it breathes life into an old favorite. The Chocolate City Chocolate Doughbundt is chock full of chocolate chips—sprinkled, melted and glazed in and around the Doughbundt. You’ll wonder if you have died and gone to Chocolate City. Made with flour, oat milk, oil, vegan butter, vegan chocolate, cocoa powder, molasses, baking powder, vanilla, coffee grains, corn syrup, glycerin, tartaric acid, and cayenne.

 

Currant Scone

The Zora & Josephine Tea Room Currant Scone pays tribute to the traditional tea room experience. Made lovingly with currants, crystalized sugar, and a drop of vanilla, it is pleasantly sturdy and crumbly ball of goodness, and you’ll be tempted not to share! Also contains flour, buttermilk, sugar, butter, baking powder, baking soda, lemon juice, and salt.

Cranberry & Orange Scone

The Cranberry & Orange Scone is peppered with cranberries and orange zest. This light scone is soft and crumbly, and will melt in your mouth. Made also with flour, sugar, vegetable oil, cornstarch, eggs, butter, milk, salt, and corn syrup.

Vanilla Scone

Made with just the right amount of everything to make this pastry perfectly sweet and mouth watering, the Vanilla Scone is moist, 

flaky, and full of flavor. Made with flour, sugar, vegetable oil, cornstarch, eggs, butter, heavy cream, vanilla, salt, and corn syrup.

Cherries Jubilee Scone

Life is a bowl of cherries! Enjoy the perfect blend of pastry and cherry with the Cherry Jubilee Scone. Made with flour, sugar, dried 

cherries, milk, eggs, butter, honey, vanilla, salt, and lemon juice.

Butter Rum Scone

The Butter Rum Scone is made with butter, rum and raisins. Uh, yum! This delicacy puts a new spin on an old classic flavor fusion. 

Also contains flour, buttermilk, sugar, eggs, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Always Alfajores

Move over moon pie! Meet the alfajor, or if you are blessed to have more than one, meet the alfajores! The Zora & Josephine Tea

Room proudly serves these beautifully pink, delectable South American pastries. The Always Alfajor--named for Josephine Baker's famous song, Always, is wonderfully made with flour, egg yolk, confectioners sugar, honey, orange extract, lemon, baking powder, butter, guava, and white chocolate. 

 

Spicy Creole Chicken Salad Sandwich

Mardi Gras has officially come to your mouth, and who doesn’t love a good party? The Spicy Creole Chicken Salad Sandwich delivers Louisiana right to your door in this fleur de lis-shaped sandwich. Large event breads vary. Made with chicken, mayo, bell pepper, green onion, celery, jalapeno, mustard, honey, and creole spices. 

Egg Salad Sandwich

It’s an eggcelent approach to a tea room staple. Seasoned just so, and peppered with pickles on brioche, The Zora & Josephine Tea Room Egg Salad Sandwich will make your Aunt Agnes wish she’d kept hers at home next to that loathsome gelatin mold she won’t stop bringing to family celebrations. Large event breads vary. Made with eggs, mayo, mustard, pickles, green onion, salt, and paprika. 

 

Cheese and Chutney Sandwich

Mango, Gruyere cheese and special spices hook up to transport you to another place and time. Though it’s become an absolute favorite in Britain over the years, chutney dates back to India, circa 500BC. Large event breads vary. Chutney is made with mangoes, vinegar, sugar, raisins, onions, garlic, and red pepper.

Vegan-Chutney and Chickpea Sandwich

Tangy and timeless. Two favorite Eastern and Middle Eastern twists come together in this mango delight served with vegan bread.

Large event breads vary. Made with mangoes, chickpeas, vinegar, sugar, raisins, onions, garlic, and red pepper.

 

Cucumber and Tomato Sandwich 

A cucumber and tomato medley covers organic, whole grain bread in this twist of the old school cucumber sandwich. Large event breads vary. Made with cucumbers, tomatoes, olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt, and vinegar.

 

Vegan-Beet and Creamy Walnut Sandwich 

If you can't beet 'em, join 'em...at least that's what the walnuts said before jumping onto a bed of beets tucked between two slices of vegan bread. Smooth, tangy and sweet in all the right ways. Made with beets, walnuts, vegan butter, and agave nectar.

Smoked Salmon Sandwich

It’s rich; it’s smoked; it’s creamy. A delicate blend of savory with a hint of sweet meets spicy, the Smoked Salmon Sandwich is both full-bodied and comforting. Made with salmon, cream cheese, garlic, jalapeno, and natural flavors. 

 

Doing Business with The Zora & Josephine Tea Room

Shipping

Orders ship out on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays of each week.

Orders placed later in the week typically ship the following Monday for safety and quality.

For food orders and events, contact mj@zoandjotea.com.

Tea Room Menu-$45 Next-Day Shipping within the US (except where specific state restrictions apply.

General Merchandise, Tea and Pastry Only Select Standard Shipping $20.

Commitment to Safety and Sustainability

 

The Zora & Josephine Tea Room is committed to providing fresh, safe and tasty food. All pastries, sandwiches, teas and coffees are prepared with the utmost attention to cleanliness and safety, and packaged with eco-friendly materials.

Community Pledge

The Zora & Josephine Tea Room gives back, donating a portion of its proceeds to organizations that work to improve

the conditions of women and children.

 

Refund Policy

Orders scheduled for shipping must be cancelled prior to the time the order is shipped. There are no refunds for local deliveries, barring unusual circumstances. The Zora & Josephine Tea Room is not responsible for orders impacted in any way by “Acts of God” (blizzards, forest fires, floods, windstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, tsunamis, and earthquakes).

 

Proper Food Handling Instructions

The Zora & Josephine Tea Room is committed to food safety. Sustainable materials are used in most cases. Recyclable products are used to adhere to food safety guidelines. Items are packed in USDA/UPS/FEDEX-approved packaging with appropriate cooling measures. Sandwiches arrive with components separated to preserve freshness. Assembly requires about 10 seconds per sandwich.

 

  • All food should be frozen or partially frozen upon arrival.

  • Remove all food and prepare to refrigerate immediately.

  • Stir all sandwich contents. Oils and mixtures tend to discolor and separate during freezing. 

  • Remove the box(es) that read(s) “Pastries” and place in the fridge.

  • Remove the box(es) that read(s) “Sandwiches.” Assemble sandwiches and plate on a serving dish before placing in the fridge.

  • Food should stay refrigerated until tea time.

 

Tea Time Preparation Suggestions

  • Boil hot water for tea 10-15 minutes before your tea time.

  • Set up your cream, sugar, and honey prior to setting out the food.

  • Fancify your tea experience by:

 

      Pulling out the good china!

      Using cloth napkins! (Nice touch, plus better for the environment).

      Placing a bundle of flowers on the table.

      Creating or downloading a playlist that suits the occasion.

      Donning a hat, of course!

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