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Afternoon Tea 17 November 2018

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Xmas Afternoon Tea – 11 December 2016

Christmas is certainly one of my favourite times of the year and putting on a festive themed afternoon tea is always great fun.  Items on the menu this year featured interpretations of some of the more traditional items one might … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea 9 October 2016

2016 was an extremely busy year and as you can tell by the date of when this afternoon tea took place, I’m very behind posting this blog. Nevertheless, I remember it well! Autumn was a significant influence in what to … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea – Sunday 29 November 2015

With autumn in full swing and the festive Christmas season knocking on the door, it was to this seasonal ‘palette’ of flavours and treats I turned to for inspiration when designing this menu.  I also had had an extremely busy … 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 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 16 February 2014

Ever in the search of great flavours and new ideas, I was able to implement a few of my most recent findings on this menu.  Firstly, the cucumber sandwiches were ‘buttered’ with light cream cheese mixed with a hint of … Continue reading

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Afternoon tea Saturday 1 February 2014

While all my afternoon teas are special events, this was a particular landmark as it was the redemption of the first gift voucher I had ever ‘sold’.  It had been bought for someone’s 2013 Xmas present. I had some dietary … Continue reading

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Afternoon tea Sunday 5 January 2014

No sooner than New Year’s Day dawned, it was time to think about the first afternoon tea of 2014; a private party arranged by a returning guest.  Decisions on the menu were strongly influenced by what ingredients I already had … Continue reading

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My buttermilk scones

I’m a relatively new comer to the world of baking scones; my hand being ‘forced’ (quite  nicely I hasten to add) as I launched my venture that is Chez Shamwari.  And very pleased I am too to have discovered the … Continue reading

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