Teatime Treats - Instructions
Tea SandwichesA variety of savories and sweets provides a delicious complement to hot and iced
teas and look pretty on a platter, too. The following treats harmonize with our assortment of John
Finger sandwiches are a traditional offering at teatime. The filling is spread on one bread slice,
topped with the other, and then cut into a desired shape. Keep the sandwiches thin and delicate.
See our recipe for Super Sandwich Bread (Pain de Mie), which is traditionally used for making tea
sandwiches, but any firm bread can be used.
These small sandwiches dry out quickly. Prepare them up to 1 hour in advance, wrap them tightly in
plastic wrap, and refrigerate. Remove them from the refrigerator about 30 minutes before serving. Remove
the plastic wrap, cover them with a slightly moist tea towel, and keep at room temperature until ready
Some of our favorite combinations for tea sandwiches include: radish and sweet butter, egg salad and
bacon, crab salad, chicken salad with grated apple, smoked salmon and chevre, cherry tomato with arugula