"Shall we have some tea?", Lord Grantham. The afternoon tea sandwiches included a Spring Salad Aspic, Chicken Bombay Sandwich on Raisin Bread, Rolled Asparagus Sandwich, Watercress Tea Sandwich, and a Tomato Aspic Cucumber Sandwich.
Olde English Seed Cake and Traditional English Scones were accompanied with Sweet Cream, Cinnamon Honey Butter, Raspberry Preserves and Fresh Fruit.
Dessert included individual servings of Charlotte Russe. "Is that Charlotte Russe? How lovely!", Lady Grantham.
We also served petite Vanilla Rosemary Madelaines served in my favorite silver basket! Do you remember the scene where Matthew selected a madelaine from the three tiered server?
An excellent resource for Downton Abbey recipes and ideas can be found at this website, Downton Abbey Cooks. "I sometimes wonder if I should learn to cook. You never know when it might come in handy.", Lady Edith.