Think pink tulips and sparkling white wine. Think flowing summer dresses and wide-brimmed hats. Think sugar and chocolate and coffee and cream. Such was my Saturday afternoon, spent with some truly wonderful women.
What we were eating:
- savoury canapes — two fillings: (1) smoked salmon, (2) chevre, semi-dried tomato & oven-dried sage;
- a cheese plate of sorts — chicken liver and green peppercorn pate, Mersey Valley pickled onion cheddar, plum jam and green olives from the Mondo Markets, plain crostini;
- sweet canapes — three fillings: (1) mandarin, cointreau & ganache, (2) ganache & choc-coated coffee bean, (3) cheesecake & rose pashmak;
- pink cupcakes — courtesy of N.
What we were drinking: Grant Burge sparkling, Three Kings sauvignon blanc.
What we were listening to: seu jorge, Architecture in Helsinki.
What we were hoping: that the afternoon would never end.