Tag Archives: savoury

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 10 January 2016

There could be no better way to start the year off than with an afternoon tea.  A private booking no less where ‘the fat man in a red suit’ had adorned the relevant Christmas trees with gifts of an afternoon … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea – Sunday 6 September 2015

I guess I should know by the now that after 4 years of doing this (yes 4 years!) that the deadline of 2pm for afternoon tea to commence seems to arrive quicker than I can throw a wet teabag at … 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 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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Variety is the sweet or savoury spice of life – Saltaire Clandestine Cake Club

You might well ask if there is such a thing as a savoury cake. And you would be forgiven to think carrot or courgette cake. To me, these are sweet cakes.  We’re talking real, honest to goodness savouriness such as … 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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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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