Fortnum's unveils Chinese New Year afternoon tea

Fortnum & Mason is to host an afternoon tea in celebration of Chinese New Year.

Served in The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon on the fourth floor of the London store, the tea will comprise finger sandwiches, scones and patisserie.

Finger sandwiches include Rare Breed Hen’s Egg Mayonnaise with English Cress, Cucumber with Mint Cream Cheese, Suffolk Ham with English Mustard, Fortnum’s Smoked Salmon with Tartare Dressing, and Coronation Chicken.

The freshly baked scones will be presented with clotted cream along with Fortnum’s Strawberry Preserve & Lemon Curd.

Patisserie will include Kumquat Cheesecake, Raspberry, Lychee & Coconut Cake, Rose Choux Bun, Almond & Spiced Pear Mini Loaf and a Sesame & Jivara Milk Chocolate Mousse. 

The tea will be available from 5 to 13 February, served with a choice of Fortnum’s Famous Blends (£52.50), or Rare Tea (£56.50).

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