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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 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 29 March 2015

With Easter just around the corner some traditional treats representing the time of year were required on the menu today. On the sweet side, chocolate; most definitely. Yellow also somehow seems to be associated with Easter for me so, yes, … Continue reading

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Lunch – Sunday 22 February 2015

Ah, the institution that is Sunday lunch. With winter hanging on outside, the inclement weather battering the windows, it really was most fitting to be enjoying the warming comforts of good food and genial company. A five course menu was … 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 18 October 2014

How time seems to fly because no sooner has the teapot been put away from the last occasion, it’s time to put the kettle on again for some more afternoon tea delights. Today’s guests were all ‘first timers’ and some … 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 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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Afternoon Tea Sunday 29 June 2014

What’s a birthday without cake? Yes, indeed. So what could be more apt than taking afternoon tea to mark such an occasion? I was privileged to be asked by a cake loving and like-minded friend to provide an afternoon tea … Continue reading

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Afternoon tea Sunday 18 May 2014

A bevy of lovely ladies graced the Chez Shamwari table today for a private booking. To match the occasion, today’s menu presented a host of different flavours, colours, textures and even cuisines. Starting with the sandwiches: For the brie & … Continue reading

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