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Lunch Saturday 27 April 2013

During the spring of every year, there is an annual pilgrimage to my door by a group of very dear friends.  This was the menu to toast the occasion.  I hope the tradition will continue as there’s always something special about these times together. Lunch Menu 27 April, 2013...

Festive lunch menu for Saturday 15 December

Here is my seasonal lunch menu for this year.  As you will see, turkey isn’t a feature!  However, Stilton makes an appearance in a very delicious, creamy soup and of course there is  Christmas pudding.  This pudding is a hand me down through a few generations in my family...

A Christmas Afternoon Tea 8 December 2012

Here we are again with Christmas just round the corner; it seems like just a few weeks ago I was putting together last year’s seasonal tea!  So what’s on the menu?  Two seasonal ‘old timers’: my wonderfully moist Christmas cake that has been steeped in brandy these past few...

Afternoon tea Sunday 11 November 2012

Some classics on this menu for afternoon tea – sticky ginger cake and lemon meringue pie.  Ginger Parkin might have been a more typical Yorkshire choice for this time of year you might say however I’m not a big fan of it.  I love it’s ‘sticky cousin’ though and...

Gluten Free Afternoon Tea 28 October 2012

I am really looking forward to doing another gluten free afternoon tea.  On previous occasions I have not been able to fill the whole table with coeliac sufferers.  I am pleased to say, however, that this time round, all the guests who made the first contact for this event...

Afternoon tea illustrated

My last afternoon tea coincided with the annual Saltaire Festival so my guests were able to experience a bit of what Saltaire has to offer along with the hospitality at Chez Shamwari. I’ve added some photos to illustrate the menu and you can see them here. The ‘pièce de...

Afternoon tea 14 October 2012

As the summer days fade and golden shades begin to appear, I did have autumn in mind when putting together this menu.  Among the sandwich fillings, beetroot features in a quite delicious homemade beetroot & walnut hummus.  Then there is something from the apple harvest in my signature apple...

Afternoon tea and the annual Saltaire festival

This afternoon tea presents an opportunity for me to contribute and participate in the celebrations of the 10th annual Saltaire Festival (http://www.saltairefestival.co.uk/).  My guests will be able to soak up the atmosphere of the festival as well as partake in the unique experience of a delectable afternoon tea in...

One year on …

I could hardly believe it when I realised that it has been a whole year since the launch of Chez Shamwari. It’s been a wonderful twelve months and a little celebratory birthday party to acknowledge this landmark was in order. So it was with much excitement I scheduled and...

Vegetarian Lunch Sunday 18 March, 2012

Here’s the menu for a vegetarian lunch on Sunday 18th March.  I am hosting this event after a specific request asking if I was ‘open’ around this date to celebrate a birthday and also if I could accommodate vegetarians.  I was more than happy to oblige! Lunch Menu 18...