Tropical Tea Party - The Food
5-Tiered Tea Treats Tray, originally uploaded by Ayala Moriel.
First tier: Tea-Sandwiches
Cucumber & Mint
Tomato & Tagetes
Radish & Mint
Carrot & Ginger
Avocado & Cilantro
Second tier: Scones
Plain sweet scones (Empress Hotel Recipe)
Meyer Lemon Marmalade
Third tier: Cupcakes and Small Deserts
Fresh Black Currant Cupcakes with Violet Glazing
Miniature Crepes with Mango & Whipped Cream
Fourth tier: Cookies
Lemon-Lime Wafers (icebox)
Macademia-White Chocolate Drop Cookies
Cubed Coconut, Papaya & Mango with Lime & Chili
Jasmine Tea Tarts with Lychee Fruit
Lavender, Blueberry & Violet Cupcakes, originally uploaded by Ayala Moriel.
lavender-blueberry batter; violet confiture glazing, violet-cream-cheese frosting; decorated with candied violet and fresh sprigs of lavender flowers
Earl Gray Lychee Tarts, originally uploaded by Ayala Moriel.
Earl Gray Lychee Tarts
-Earl Gray shortbread tart shells filled with Earl Gray ganache and topped with fresh lychees, blueberries and raspberries
Scones and Jam, originally uploaded by Ayala Moriel.
Sweet scones (I used The Empress Hotel's recipe), with jams and Devonshire cream. Also great with lemon curd.
Freshly cut tropical fruit - papaya, mango and coconut - topped with chilli and squeezed lime juice.
Labels: Tropical Tea Party