Tag: Afternoon Tea

Basics & Tips, Spring Possibilities, Summer's Bounty

Afternoon Tea At The Del Rey

I am craving afternoon tea outside in the garden but it’s still not patio weather!  So a friend and I took ourselves to Rosie Daikin’s “Butter Tea Room” on Arbutus Street for afternoon tea!   So, I simply have to blog about a favourite thing of mine: celebrating afternoon tea on a beautiful day in the garden.  I can’t resist […]

Fall Soups & Sandwiches, Spring Soups and Sandwiches, Summer Soups and Sandwiches, Winter Soups and Sandwiches

Fancy Tea Sandwiches, Ham, Corned Beef, Roast Beef

For a printer friendly version of these recipes, click here. Ham Salad Sandwich Filling So simple but an all-time favourite! Makes Enough Filling For 3 or 4 Sandwiches 6 to 8 slices of square sandwich bread, sliced regular 1 cup minced ham (in the food processor) 2 Tbsp. sweet pickle relish 2 tsp. Dijon mustard […]

Fall Soups & Sandwiches, Spring Soups and Sandwiches, Summer Soups and Sandwiches, Winter Soups and Sandwiches

Fancy Tea Sandwiches, Seafood And Fish

For a printer friendly version of these recipes, click here. Open Faced Smoked Salmon Rounds These ones look beautiful and add a nice “pop” to a sandwich tray. Approximately 18 – 24 open faced sandwiches 1 loaf of square bread, sliced horizontally 8 oz. of cold smoked sockeye salmon (Nanuk brand is very good) 1 […]

Fall Soups & Sandwiches, Spring Soups and Sandwiches, Summer Soups and Sandwiches, Winter Soups and Sandwiches

Fancy Tea Sandwiches, Three Chicken Salads

For a printer friendly version of these recipes, click here. Those of you who are not vegetarian, raise your hands if you do not like chicken salad sandwiches! In my life as a personal chef and caterer, I can’t tell you how many different kinds of chicken salad sandwiches I have made! I love them […]

Fall Soups & Sandwiches, Spring Soups and Sandwiches, Summer Soups and Sandwiches, Winter Soups and Sandwiches

Fancy Tea Sandwiches, Cheese & Egg Fillings

For a printer friendly version of these recipes, click here. To get you in the mood, here is a selection of my personal favourite fillings. There are two sources in Vancouver where I have purchased the square loaves of bread; Moore’s Bakery in Kerrisdale and Cobb’s Bread. You will need to pre-order a few days […]

Baking and Sweet Endings

My Favourite Scones

Once upon a time there was another Royal Wedding (William’s parents). I baked these scones and stayed up all night eating scones with homemade strawberry jam, clotted cream and little cucumber sandwiches. What a picture, me in my nightie, sitting propped up in bed with tea, scones and little sandwiches. Somehow, I fell asleep before […]