The Garden

The garden is a really important space in my home. I love the large grassy front yard and sleeker back courtyard. We were really lucky in our rental property to get the best of both worlds: lawn and courtyard. I … Continue reading

Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Finger Sandwiches

In all truth I don’t think anyone really needs a recipe for a sandwich as simple as this. But I thought I better post about it to complete my Afternoon Tea series. So enjoy a classic and simple sandwich, a … Continue reading

Scrabble Homeware

These nifty Scrabble household items were a housewarming present from my mother. She works in a large bookstore so is always coming across these types of interesting items. I really find that they add a hint of personalisation and quirkiness … Continue reading

Zucchini, Cheese and Chive Scones

I love scones. They are so yummy and doughy. A definite menu item for an Afternoon Tea Party! I battled with making savoury scones or classic scones to serve with jam. In the end I decided to make savoury scones … Continue reading

Corn and Potato Mini Quiches

I was rather scared about making quiche for my Afternoon Tea Party. For some reason I worried that the recipe would be too tricky and my quiches would turn out too “eggy”. But these little gems were so easy to mage and tasty … Continue reading

Mushroom, Capsicum, Olive and Cheese Pinwheels

When planning my menu for an Afternoon Tea Party I thought pinwheels would be an excellent choice for a savoury dish. I had never even heard of these until I read a post on Edible Substance and immediately thought they … Continue reading