Valentine's Day is always a special day in the tea room with lots of pink, red, and hearts galore. The tables were set with red paper hearts and a rosebud napkin graced the place setting. An assortment of pink teacups completed the scene. The menu and tea list also featured hearts to add to the festive day. Once the guests have made their tea selection and their first cup is poured, the first course is served. The salad featured Spring greens, fresh berries, sugar coated pecans, a dusting of Feta cheese and a glaze of poppyseed dressing.
Following the salad, an array of festive heart shaped sandwiches was served. They included Pimiento Cheese on Pumpernickel, Cheddar, Apple, and Green Apple Chicken salad with a little heart cutout, Sweet Red Pepper with Boursin Cheese, Strawberry Bread Heart with Mascarpone Cheese, Brie and Raspberry Tartlet, and Fruit Cornucopia on Raisin Bread.
The scone course always includes the Traditional English Cream Scone, cutout as a heart for this special tea served alongside a glazed Double Chocolate Scone with fresh fruit garnish and Sweet Cream and Raspberry Curd.
The trio of desserts included a Chocolate Almond Cheesecake, Pecan Tea Cake, and a White Chocolate Mousse filled Chocolate Cup. Yum!
Happy Valentine's Day!