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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 26 July 2015

With summer in full swing, plenty of colour and freshness would be the theme of the day; there would be time enough for comfort food come the autumn. My guests were both newbies and ‘repeat offenders’ – the latter being … 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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Afternoon tea Saturday 22 February 2014

Today’s event was another private booking and much anticipated having had the booking in the diary for some months. How time flies when suddenly it’s time to lay the table and put the kettle on!   I knew my guests love … 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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More on lemon curd tarts

Well the lemon curd tarts survived the freezer according to the feedback I was given from unsuspecting colleagues at work (see the comments to my posting on 9 June).  From my point of view, however, the lemon curd was certainly … Continue reading

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Lemon curd tarts

I have a friend coming for the weekend and was thinking about what to do for dinner this Friday night when she arrives.  It’s been a busy old week so thought about what I had in the cupboards and freezer … Continue reading

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