Westcountry Afternoon Tea

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A few hours of food fun creating Westcountry Afternoon Tea offerings using both traditional Cornish recipes and some tried and tested house favourites of Ali’s. Boost your baking and flavour combination skills, learn how to bring together delicious unusual breads for the sandwich menu and prepare versatile salads to set you up for entertaining. An opportunity to sample plenty of local produce where possible and also work alongside if you choose. Ali will be sharing her food knowledge - especially about using good honest basic, natural and alternative ingredients.

Course Highlights

  • The History of Cornish Cream Tea
  • Menu ideas for the perfect Afternoon Tea
  • Sweet and Savoury Scones
  • Let’s make Devonshire Honey Cake
  • An Italian in Cornwall - Torta Caprese
  • Speedy Bread Making - Sandwiches
  • Salads and Dressings
  • Afternoon Tea Drinks

A chance to chat with Ali, watch or join in making a delicious Westcountry Afternoon Tea. This is a fun food experience that you can share with your family and friends as a special treat, resulting in the perfect Afternoon Tea to share.

Typical recipes

  • Homemade drinks - Fruit infused water, Homemade Lemonade
  • Traditional Cornish Scones, local jams, honey, clotted cream
  • Walnut Cornish Blue Stilton Scones, Herby Butter
  • Devonshire Honey Cake with Hazelnut Chocolate
  • Cornish Torta Caprese with Berry Compote
  • Lemon Polenta Friands (GF)
  • Rosemary Almond Bean Hummus, Wild Garlic Chimichurri
  • Herb Labneh
  • Buckwheat Popcorn Bread (GF)
  • Open Sandwich Avocado Lemon Seaweed Bean Mash with Thyme,Chilli
  • Veggie and Grain Salad, Green Goddess Dressing
  • Itinerary

    • Cookery demonstration
    • Some hands on baking
    • Westcountry Afternoon Tea prepared for you to enjoy
    • Recipe Notes

    Course Prices

    £45 pp - Scheduled dates and groups of 4+
    £55 pp - Private course for 3 people
    £65 pp - Private course for 2 people
    £80 pp - Private course for 1 person

    Course Dates

    Other Dates10am-1pm
    Other Dates6pm-9pm
    Private CourseTime TBA