An afternoon tea just for Valentine’s Day…
Black Orchid (from Mariage Frères) is the recommended pairing.
And a glass of the rouge lemonade makes this a complete meal. Ready to begin?
Savories first. Honey crisp apple tarlette with jambon and fromage blanc.
Foie gras mousseline with blackberry and pistachio financier.
Filet mignon with horseradish crème on an onion-fennel roll
Maine lobster salad with parsnips on blini (infused with À L’Opéra tea)
Savory pain perdu with spinach, mushrooms, and mimolette
Warm scones topped with raspberry sugar…
…be devoured with Devonshire cream and a mango-lilikoi jam (so good!)A bit of both.
On to the top tier for sweets. Black Orchid-infused chocolate mousse
Jasmine and pistachio genoise