Teatime Treats - Instructions Continued
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 to serve.
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 mayonnaise, shrimp with dill butter, and prosciutto
with fresh ricotta.
The traditional clotted cream served in England with strawberries and scones is made
by heating unpasteurized milk until a semisolid layer of cream forms on the surface.
When the mixture cools, the layer of cream, called clotted cream or Devonshire cream,
is skimmed from the surface. If you cannot find clotted cream, crème fraîche is an