Savoury high tea savoury recipes

High Tea @ ABODE Bistro, Park Royal, Darling Harbour ($$)

Dilmah’s Brilliant Breakfast and Supreme Ceylon tea were great with these savoury items. The Sri Lankan savoury rolls, one stuffed with sweet potatoes and the other with meat, were served by the waiters in bite-sized pieces and were a hit
High Tea At The Conservatory

High Tea At The Conservatory

The buffet had a selection of different savoury and sweet foods, including several chocolate fountains and ice creams

High Tea at the Wolston Farmhouse

It can be had in the morning or afternoon and usually consists of a scone with jam and cream, mini cakes and sweet treats, sandwiches with various fillings and/or savoury pastries of some description

High Tea at the Wolston Farmhouse

It can be had in the morning or afternoon and usually consists of a scone with jam and cream, mini cakes and sweet treats, sandwiches with various fillings and/or savoury pastries of some description
Cafe Elan High Tea & Tea Tree Day Spa

Cafe Elan High Tea & Tea Tree Day Spa

It was explained to us that the fruit is nice to have between the savoury and sweet dishes. I had packed my make up bag so I came out of the bathroom looking like a new woman, ready for our HighTea booking

Hydro Majestic High Tea

If I have one observation to make regarding the hightea is that I would have preferred a few more savoury options
Catherine Day and High Tea at the NGV

Catherine Day and High Tea at the NGV

This hightea had, incidentally, a very British feel to it – the sandwiches were very classic, and the pastries, both sweet and savoury, likewise
Madame Hanoi - Hendrick's High Tea

Madame Hanoi - Hendrick's High Tea

The coconut tapioca, not something I would order if I was given the choice, was surprisingly delicious with the balance of sweet and savoury flavours and the soft and chewy textures
The Lighthouse Wharf Hotel - High Tea Launch

The Lighthouse Wharf Hotel - High Tea Launch

Learning that the Mayfair Bakery and Patisserie were enlisted to provide some of the sweet and savoury pastries on the hightea menu, we were most excited, as they also own one of our favourite, regularly visited, local bakery, The Rolling Pin Bakery and Patisserie
Tea For Two....or Twelve! Super Easy Scones!

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

A proper HighTea 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)

The G&Tea Gin Garden

Like any good HighTea, food will be served on one-of-a-kind cake stands, you’ll be able to choose from a range of savoury bites, such as pork and apple sausage rolls with ginger green tea marmalade, gin soaked cucumber, crème fraiche and mint sandwiches, and sweet treats such as lime, gin & coconut lamingtons or mini Spring Tonic Tea lemon curd tarts

Tea pickers in Haputale and learning how tea is made

Our group huddled into the small and simple family kitchen to watch mother and daughter prepare fresh batches of paratha (flatbread), idli (soft savoury cake) and vadai (crunchy dahl fritters) – what I discovered to be some of my favourite snacks to enjoy in Sri Lanka
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. The tradition caught on in high society leading to the afternoon tea we know today