Category Archives: Menus

Lunch – Sunday 22 February 2015

Ah, the institution that is Sunday lunch. With winter hanging on outside, the inclement weather battering the windows, it really was most fitting to be enjoying the warming comforts of good food and genial company. A five course menu was … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Sunday 25 January 2015

What better to do on a very wintery Sunday afternoon in the middle of January than indulge in a delectable afternoon tea? Warm and cosy inside, lashings of tea and cake, great company and conversation; there’s no better place to … Continue reading

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Christmas Afternoon Tea Sunday 14 December 2014

I always look forward to designing my Christmas afternoon tea menu each year. There are so many wonderful flavours and delicious food to match the festivity of the season. While there were the usual suspects of my signature Christmas cake … Continue reading

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A festive lunch – Saturday 6 December 2014

‘Tis the season to be jolly and festivities began in earnest at Chez Shamwari with a lunch befitting any fat man in a red suit. The goal was to deliver a menu dotted with seasonal delights and not stick to … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea – Sunday 16 November 2014

Autumn. What’s not to love? The distinct chill in the air. The golds and reds of the trees. The warming and comforting flavours of the seasonal food. An afternoon tea in November was just the ticket to enjoy this time … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea – Sunday 18 October 2014

How time seems to fly because no sooner has the teapot been put away from the last occasion, it’s time to put the kettle on again for some more afternoon tea delights. Today’s guests were all ‘first timers’ and some … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Saturday 20 September 2014

Today’s occasion had been planned for some time and took a few goes to find a mutually convenient date what with lack of availability due to shift work for some of the guests on certain weekends, travels abroad for others … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Sunday 17 August 2014

Today’s afternoon tea was attended by those who have been waiting patiently on my ever growing waiting list. A group of people, who had never met before, arrived expectantly at the appointed hour. As ever, the occasion seemed to work … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Sunday 13 July 2014

Today’s event was a birthday party for a half centurion. With vegetarians and pescatarians to consider and food intolerances to steer clear of, there was a lot of ‘stewing’ over this menu on my part. It’s funny how some times … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea Sunday 29 June 2014

What’s a birthday without cake? Yes, indeed. So what could be more apt than taking afternoon tea to mark such an occasion? I was privileged to be asked by a cake loving and like-minded friend to provide an afternoon tea … Continue reading

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