Sep 16, 2010

decorated tables

Here are two pictures of our decorated high tea tables before the food and guest arrive.
It was a wondeful event and hopefully will lead to many more.
more pictures soon.

Sep 15, 2010

High Tea at Cafe Mia

Today we will be hosting our first High Tea at Cafe Mia, the little coffee shop in Marcella-Mia's gift and home decor shop. It is a privately booked party but we hope this will be the first of many to come.
Here is today's menu

High Tea Menu

An assortment of dainty sandwiches
Honey mustard Ham
Parsley egg Mayo
Cucumber & cheese

Petit Sausage Rolls

Coconut & Almond Tartlets
Meringue nests with Lemon Curd
Walnut & Hazelnut Balls
Petit Fours

Petit Pain au chocolate
Chocolate dipped strawberries

Five Rose, Earl Grey, Peppermint, Rooibos
Iced Lemon Tea.

Between hubby, my friend Ruth and myself we have made everything.

The theme is pink roses and as an added extra we had to make a special Black Forest Cake.

Tea will be served in Royal Albert's "Cottage Garden" and Paragon's "Fragrance"