Monthly Archives: July 2010

Afternoon Tea – Part 2

Your tea has steeped and is poured. Now it’s time for the other part of Afternoon Tea, the food. A three-tiered rack is the traditional presentation for Afternoon Tea.  It looks elegant, takes up little space on the table, and … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea – Part 1

I recently spent an afternoon indulging in one of my favourite pleasures – Afternoon Tea at the Château Laurier with friends.  I have enjoyed many well-known Afternoon Teas around the world and still find Zoé’s in Ottawa’s Château Laurier one … Continue reading

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Host and Guest Survival Strategies Part 2

The goal of hosts should be to enjoy the visit along with their guests. Once again, a little planning and thoughtfulness ensures that your guests feel welcomed and you do not spend their entire visit playing room service.  A few … Continue reading

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