Food And Nutrition

Afternoon tea sandwiches

These classic afternoon tea sandwiches have a delicious twist. They are perfect for a very posh tea, picnics or a very special lunchbos.


For the apple and cucumber sandwiches

  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • 1 apple, core removed, chopped into small pieces
  • ¼ cucumber, finely sliced
  • 200g/7oz cream cheese
  • ½ bunch mint, chopped
  • ¼ bunch flatleaf parsley, chopped
  • 1 thin baguette, halved horizontally and lightly buttered

For the smoked salmon, caper and cream cheese sandwiches

  • 150g/5½oz cream cheese
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp capers, drained, finely chopped
  • 8 slices wholemeal bread, lightly buttered
  • 8 slices smoked salmon

For the egg and spring onion mayonnaise sandwiches

  • 4 free-range eggs, hard-boiled, peeled, chopped
  • 3-4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 slices bread, lightly buttered
  • small punnet cress

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