A Valentine Tea

Whether shared as a celebration of young love or as an occasion to honor lasting relationships, this tantalizing menu presents an ode to romance. Over fragrant cups of tea, treasure the company of dear ones who gather to sample our feast of sentimental favorites that is certain to cause hearts to flutter.

A Valentine Tea

A savory blend of vibrant vegetables is highlighted with the flavors of onion and garlic in a warm cup of Watercress Bisque with Crème Fraîche.

A Valentine Tea

Delight guests with a visual treat in Creamy Chicken Morsels in Beggar’s Purses. Wonton wrappers hide a rich, melty center sure to warm the heart.

Presented in tempting bite-sized morsels, Canadian Bacon with Chow-Chow on Cornbread Rounds features warm slices of meat atop freshly-baked disks of the southern classic.

Welsh Rarebit Croustades with Plum Tomatoes offers a crunchy treat for guests: Melba toast topped with a flavorful cheese mixture and fresh tomato slices.

A Valentine Tea

Carefully crafted in the shape and color of the traditional symbol of love, these Red Velvet Scones with Cream Cheese Glaze will surely lift the spirits of loved ones gathered for the holiday.

Photography Stephanie Welbourne Steele
Styling Yukie McLean
Recipe Development and Food Rebecca Treadwell Spradling

For more tea recipes to fit any season, see the Tea Pleasures 2019 issue, available on newsstands and at Victoriamag.com.

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