Vegan Afternoon Tea

VeganMoFo-2019-carrotsVegan MoFo 2019, Thursday 8th August: Afternoon tea – what would you serve up for a classic British afternoon tea to impress Mary Berry?

Phew, only just made it today! When you reach a certain age, keeping the old body ticking over requires some maintenance. Today I had a visit to the doctor and the dentist – both routine, nothing to report.

Having spent most of the day charging around on foot (I don’t drive a car) I was running out of time for this but just made it before the rain started, so I could get a photo in the garden!

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There are three types of sandwich all on different sourdough breads: egg mayo and cress, hickory-smoked ham, mustard and lettuce and cream cheese and cucumber. All vegan obviously! I was going to cut the crusts off but then changed my mind as I am not a baby! On the next layer up are coronation chickpea vol-au-vents. On the top layer are scones, homemade raspberry jam and crème fraiche.

I have a newly-found respect for people who create this sort of thing is cafés and restaurants – I’m bloody knackered!

 

 

 

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9 Responses to Vegan Afternoon Tea

  1. beckles23 says:

    Oooh well done! Looks delicious!

  2. That really is a lot of effort! I know what you mean. I think you did a great job, though, and I’m especially interested in your egg mayo and cress sandwich recipe.

  3. onesonicbite says:

    So fancy! It looks great

  4. JustBloggs says:

    Thank you so much! 🙂

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  6. broomwood9 says:

    Impressed! Thinking of doing a high-tea for some neighbours and inspired by your photo. Beautifully arranged too. Brilliant.

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