Easy savoury afternoon tea recipes

Tea For Two....or Twelve! Super Easy Scones!

Tea For Two....or Twelve! Super Easy Scones!

A proper High Tea usually incorporates some savoury bites (try my mini quiche from previous post) as well as a sweet petit four or little cake (like these raspberry choc brownies)
Afternoon Tea at the Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle

Afternoon Tea at the Copthorne Hotel, Newcastle

The cheese and pickle was our favourite with a great savoury flavour and the tang of pickle. Recently we went for afternoontea at the Copthorne Hotel Newcastle
A Lovely Afternoon Tea

A Lovely Afternoon Tea

This Smoked Salmon Dip is super easy and so much better than the stuff you buy in tubs. We’ll start with savoury

The Majestic Hotel KL's Afternoon Tea Box

The limited edition elegant AfternoonTea Box comes in a beautiful British-styled hat box, consisting of three tiers - sweets, scones and hot savoury items, and a selection of dainty sandwiches
Savoury muffins with feta pumpkin and spinach

Savoury muffins with feta pumpkin and spinach

They’re simple, healthy, quick to make and are the perfect easy, make ahead lunch. He’s such a hungry little munchkin, he has started having morning or afternoontea some days
Savoury Herb & Cheese Scones

Savoury Herb & Cheese Scones

If I was simply serving these for afternoontea then I’d definitely make ‘em taller. No such luck here in the Netherlands (understandably), so I have had to teach myself how
A Really Easy Strawberry Muffin Recipe

A Really Easy Strawberry Muffin Recipe

Now before you go, can we take a minute to discuss savoury lunch box ideas. Fortunately I was right and the kids devoured a couple each for afternoontea

Hydro Majestic High Tea

If I have one observation to make regarding the high tea is that I would have preferred a few more savoury options
The Lighthouse Wharf Hotel - High Tea Launch

The Lighthouse Wharf Hotel - High Tea Launch

We at On The Chopping Board (OTCB) enjoy a good high tea but it's not always easy to come by. Learning that the Mayfair Bakery and Patisserie were enlisted to provide some of the sweet and savoury pastries on the high tea menu, we were most excited, as they also own one of our favourite, regularly visited, local bakery, The Rolling Pin Bakery and Patisserie
A Winter Tea  . . .

A Winter Tea . . .

I had a packet of sausage rolls from M&S in the freezer so they came in really handy, but its easy to make your own as well as I have done in the past
3 Ingredient Sprite Scones

3 Ingredient Sprite Scones

I think I should use these quick and easy recipes more often, or should I. They can also be made into savoury scones, for example, adding ham and cheese etc or add dried fruit or chocolate chips, like a traditional scone recipe
Passionfruit Slice – Fabulous Foodie Fridays #35

Passionfruit Slice – Fabulous Foodie Fridays #35

This one is the most delicious (and easy) Passionfruit Slice. I know that usually I’m a sweet-loving girl, but last week there were so many amazing savoury recipes that I just couldn’t go past
Thermomix Snacks for Kids

Thermomix Snacks for Kids

My kids are loving these Thermomix Apple and Oat Pikelets, quick and easy to prepare too. They don’t seem to be hungry at ‘meal times’ and then as soon as it’s morning or afternoontea they are suddenly starving

New Orleans

The Big Easy, down in Louisiana. A grilled round of pineapple acts as a stand and some pepper jelly adds a little savoury sweetness