I only have shortbread biscuits on offer today because the cakes are actually paper ones I made. This cup and saucer is one of my favourites, my friend Ping gave it to me when I left Saudi Arabia and it has a cmic history. In Saudi we expat ladies had to find ways to amuse ourselves so we would have naughty lunches where each person bought a gift to a certain value and placed it on the gift table. When the time came each person went and picked a gift and opened it... the next person could either go and pick their own gift or 'steal' the one from the previous.... Ping 'stole' this before I had a chance to as I wanted this beautiful tea set so badly!! When I was packing to leave.... Ping put this into my shipment and whenever I use it I smile at the memories and laughter we had.
They do look rather nice on the cake stand and they have nil calories!!
If you would like to visit the other ladies for tea pop over to Kimmie, who is the keeper of the tea leaves.