How to Throw an English Tea Party

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Olympic fever is heating up this summer and we have been on the edge of our seat watching the games. To celebrate and enjoy an Olympic party at home, Arnold, Brownberry and Oroweat Breads (also the Official Bread Supplier of Team U.S.A.) have shared some fun tips on how to thrown your very own English tea party complete with signature Cucumber Sandwiches!

How to Throw an English Tea Party:

  • Start with the table and arrange a nice tablecloth to set the tone for your food (Gingham is popular in London).
  • Place your finger foods on a cake stand in the center of the table. Popular finger foods include scones, tarts and tea sandwiches.
  • When making the tea sandwich, think dainty. It'??s important start with a good base, like Arnold®/Brownberry®/Oroweat® Health-full® 10 Grain breads. Top with a light layer of condiment, preferred sandwich meat, and a thin slice of cucumber or watercress. Top with the remaining bread. Trim the crusts and cut into quarters.
  • And remember, events like Olympics viewing parties are not an excuse to disregard healthy eating. Eat nutritiously during all the fun by choosing Arnold®/Brownberry®/Oroweat® Breads to still get fiber and whole grain goodness.

RECIPES:

Turkey & Camembert Sandwich (serve on Arnold®/Brownberry®/Oroweat®Health-full® 10 Grain Bread)
1 round of camembert cheese
4 oz of turkey, sliced
2 cups of micro greens

Slice the camembert into slices and arrange on the bottom half of the bread. Layer with turkey slices and top with micro greens.

Apple & Cheese Sandwich(serve on Arnold®/Brownberry®/Oroweat® Health-full® 10 Grain Bread) 
8 oz brie cheese
1 apple, cored & thinly sliced
2 tablespoons citrus honey
2 cups mache lettuce

Spread citrus honey on bread and then layer thinly sliced brie cheese and thin apple slices on bread. Top with mache lettuce.

Cucumber Sandwich(Arnold®/Brownberry®/Oroweat® 100% Whole Wheat Bread)
10 oz goat cheese
8 oz cream cheese
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon fresh thyme, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped
2 teaspoons dill
4-6 tablespoons low fat milk

Place all of the ingredients in a bowl and mix together. Add any additional milk if the spread is very thick. Spread the mixture on bread and top with thinly cut slices of cucumber and baby arugula.

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