I absolutely LOVE a high tea. All content/photos are property of blog owner. I hope you enjoy making them , Your email address will not be published. I love the look of these asparagus and goats cheese tarts by “Kayln’s Kitchen” and I think they would be the perfect high tea recipe. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission is strictly prohibited. Are these high tea recipes enough to make you want to host mom for mother’s day this year? Finger Sandwich (Tea Sandwich) Recipes. Did i sound suitably english and suitably high on tea, my lady? It looks just as beautiful as it will taste. Afternoon tea is an activity undertaken by ladies. The important thing is leaving enough room after the delicious savory’s for the desserts to follow. I think we can get stuck on trying to stick to a colour theme with buffets, .....when a riot of colour...gorgeous mixed fresh flowers, And a crisp white cloth........well it looks fantastic doesn't it? It wouldn’t be right to have a high tea without some kind of quiche and these Mushroom asparagus mini quiches by “Home cooking Memories” fit the bill perfectly. For a refreshing sweet treat to serve at the end of the high tea, how about trying these candied citrus peel’s by “Carolyn’s Home Work”. If you would like to try something a bit different to your normal selection of tea’s, I would highly recommend this iced green tea. I don’t think you will be disappointed with this selection. I can just imagine some slices of this blueberry pound cake by “Organised 31” being served. These recipes could all be made ahead of time, which means you can bake in advance and coordinate at the last minute. Well in the simplest form, a high tea is a British tradition of drinking tea whilst eating a light meal composed of tiny sandwiches and savories, scones and sweet pastries. High Tea Party Menu Ideas. En dan het liefst met een huge stapel scones, Australian Female who loves all things Pretty, Feminine & Quirky & did I mention Books. Not only would it look stunning sitting on the table, but it would be incredibly refreshing. First course: Our Famous Black Forest Ham Quiche; Cilantro Black Bean Salad; Scones: Blueberry Lemon Scone; Jamaican Banana Scone; Tea Sandwiches: Jarlsberg Chicken; Herbed Cucumber; Sundried Tomato; Tea Desserts: Blackberry Cobbler; Lemon Blossom Tea Cookie; Chocolate Oatmeal Delight; Summer Menu. They will provide that little bit of zing at the end of the meal which will really refresh the palette. Catherine often has a camera in hand capturing everyday events and is a self obsessed chocoholic! If you have never been to a high tea, you might be wondering what actually is a high tea party? These mini chocolate chip cheesecakes by “Joyfully Thriving” would be perfect for the occasion. To make it easy for you, I have divided the high tea recipes into relevant sections. Tarts. It is great for mother’s day, a baby shower, a special birthday, or just to have a great time with the girls. If you were to make them all, you would definitely have a high tea to remember. The awesome thing about these muffins too is that they are more on the healthy side, being packed with whole grains and are low in fat. These empanadas with a smoky cheese dip by “Snappy Gourmet” would be a real hit at the high tea. Learn how your comment data is processed. It’s infused with strawberries and mint and I can guarantee it is incredibly refreshing. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Scone Recipes. But, it’s not possible for everyone to go to an organised high tea, so why not bring it to the home. Your email address will not be published. Hi there, I'm Catherine. Nick Richards/Demand Media. Finger sandwiches (also known as "tea sandwiches") are often served at full tea, a heavier style of afternoon tea menu. I couldn’t resist adding in these zeppole’s by “Baking Beauty”. High tea recipes have to include some kind of chocolate indulgence and that is where these Chocolate ganache filled sugar cookie cups by “Happy Deal Happy Day” would work perfectly. Scones. When it’s hot, no one feels like eating too heavy. Petit Fours. Cheesy Sausage Crescent Ring. © Catherine Holt & Smart Party Planning. Finger Sandwiches. This cheesy sausage crescent ring by “My Suburban Kitchen” would … Sign up to the weekly newsletter to be kept up to date with other easy holiday ideas, as well as easy party, recipe and decoration ideas. Classic afternoon tea finger sandwiches include egg salad, tea sandwiches, cucumber tea sandwiches , smoked salmon finger sandwiches, roast beef finger sandwiches, ham finger sandwiches, and chicken salad finger sandwiches. Simplicity is the name of the game. Required fields are marked *. One photo per post may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Smart Party Planning. In the background they had organised a singer with his guitar and it was such a relaxing way to spend the afternoon. Everything you need for that special high tea is here. Is this high tea or afternoon tea? If you are a Downton Abbey fan, you have probably seen the cast enjoying a high tea on more than one occasion. They look and taste amazing and that’s all that counts right? It must be the British roots coming out in me. I went to a high tea once where they served up Jelly as one of the desserts. Whilst you wouldn’t traditionally find mini Italian donut’s at a high tea, who has to stick with tradition! At the Mother’s day high tea that I attended last year, some chocolate cups were served up that looked very similar to these and they were certainly one of my favorite dishes.