London | A Boutique Afternoon Tea with Lalani & Co.

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For those of you in London…

…take note! Lalani & Co. and The Modern Pantry are co-hosting A Boutique Afternoon Tea. I briefly mentioned Lalani & Co. <a href="http://static.squarespace.com/static/51895797e4b07dc9727307ce/518957d3e4b04dec96da1667/518957dce4b04dec96da1760/1388622944867/#img the Big Island Tea Farm in Hawai’i (available at Harrods for $4,800 a pound).

Here’s the afternoon tea menu. Six courses, each paired with a tea* from Lalani’s & Co.’s collection. I am most curious about the sencha mayonnaise!

ONE

  • Umeboshi custard tart, cauliflower, fennel & almond ‘pastry’
  • Mannong Village Ancient White Buds 2010,Yunnan

TWO

  • Perroche, Ragstone & roast tomato sandwiches, sencha mayonnaise
  • Okumidori Cultivar 1st Flush Sencha 2012, Nakai-San, Kyoto

THREE

  • Grilled Persian spiced poussin leg
  • Makaibari 2nd Flush Grand Reserve 2012, Darjeeling

FOUR

  • Grape & verjus compote, cinder toffee & caraway crumble
  • Makaibari 2nd Flush Grand Reserve 2012, Darjeeling

FIVE

  • White chocolate, Urfa chilli & black garlic caramel truffle
  • LaKyrsiew Spring Reserve 2011, Meghalaya

SIX

  • Petit Fours
  • Jade Butterfly Mar-Tea-Ni, organic matcha cocktail

The tea takes place 3pm on May 3rd. Call 020 7553 9210 to reserve.

*Tea + food pairings are so much fun. Remember the In Pursuit of Tea  dinner from 2011? And the one with Le Palais des Thés?

[photos via The Modern Pantry]

1 Comment
  • anonymous
    May 6, 2013

    I totally missed *that* dinner and hope there's a redux!(love the tea set.)

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