Posts Tagged ‘afternoon tea’

Strawberry Puff Pastry Flowers with Lemon Mascarpone Whipped Cream

March 20th, 2016

Happy Spring Equinox! Though we’ve had a mild winter this year, I’m ecstatic that it’s finally the first day of Spring. To me, this is the season of new beginnings, of renewal and growth and optimism for what’s to come. And if you’re celebrating along, why not make a few of these incredibly easy puff […]

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Earl Grey Financiers

August 11th, 2014

This past weekend was a busy one, full of visits with friends and dining out morning till night. I met a few old university friends (and one very adorable 3 month old) for afternoon tea at the Shangri-La. It reminded me that I have yet to share these sweets with you, and the photo has […]

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Earl Grey & Orange Shortbread Pinwheel Cookies

March 10th, 2013

It’s almost spring! And with that comes all sorts of wonderful things; people shed their heavy coats and tired faces, plants emerge, and there’s a general feeling of lightness in the air. I always associate afternoon tea with spring – not sure why, because it’s lovely any time of the year. Perhaps it’s because afternoon […]

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The Queen’s Favourite Tea Cake: Souped-up Chocolate Biscuit Cake

April 27th, 2011

With all the secrecy surrounding the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton, it was only right that they should let some information out to appease the masses, and way back in March I mentioned the key element that they did share with us: the cake selections. For his groom’s cake, the Prince selected a childhood […]

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