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Christmas Afternoon Tea 10 December 2017

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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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Christmas Afternoon Tea – Sunday 13 December 2015

Is it just me, or has this been the fastest year on record?  To whizz by that is? Such is the busyness of life I have to diarise my Christmas baking ‘weekend’.  All my festive baking (mincemeat, pudding & cake) … 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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Christmas Afternoon Tea 7 December 2013

It’s an old cliché but Christmas seems to come round faster and faster each year.  It’s knocking on the door yet again and there is no better to get the festivities underway than with another Christmas themed afternoon tea.  Savouries … Continue reading

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An (almost) very English cheese affair

One of the highlights of my Christmas is foraging for my cheeseboard that makes a ‘substantial’ appearance at my annual mince pie and mulled wine party.   I don’t eat much cheese during the rest of the year (just because of … Continue reading

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Lunch menu for Monday 19 December 2011

I am looking forward to hosting a lunch on Monday 19th December.  The menu has a festive theme to it while not being overly Christmassy as I think we can all be a bit ‘overdosed’ at this time of year! … Continue reading

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Menu for Afternoon Tea 4 December 2011

I love Christmas and can hardly believe it’s just around the corner!  I am very excited to be hosting a ‘Taste of Christmas’ afternoon tea which will kick off the festive season just perfectly here at Chez Shamwari.  Here is … Continue reading

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