November 14, 2016

The End of Summer




Afternoon Tea with Rich's mum and family at the Fairmont Royal York. Super late post- we went back in August! But the food was way too pretty not to post, so better late than never. 


Sandwiches, pastries and tea galore followed by pool hang outs and dinner. A good way to end off the season! Thanks Fern!!



I tried their new Ontario Ice Wine White Tea. It was delicious, especially with a scoop of sugar. It had a grape-y flavour and was light and refreshing.


If you have the chance to try it- I recommend that you do. So good!



Our cake stand filled with goodies for four.


Accompanied by cute little pots of preserves and local honey.


Warm scones dusted lightly with powdered sugar, two per person...


Perfect for slathering with Devonshire Cream and raspberry jam.


Next, tea sandwiches. I think this might've be my favourite part. There were five different sandwiches.
-Chicken celery salad on a sundried tomato brioche with caramelized pecans
-Organic cucumber with pink peppercorn cream cheese
-Smoked Aurora turkey breast on cranberry brioche with cranberry aioli and arugula
-Open face grilled seasonal vegetables on a pretzel with with hummus
...aaaaaandd...


....smoked salmon mini poppyseed bagle with citrus aioli. WAY TOO CUTE and since I'm a huge fan of smoked salmon, this was my favourite. I could have eaten a hundred thousand of these. 


Second tier had mini dark chocolate truffle tortes and mini meringue tartlets. That torte is so rich and decadent. I always end up taking a bite and saving the rest of later. The tart was filled with sweet lemon curd and topped with torched meringue. A nice way to cut the richness of the chocolate.


Top tier had Chantilly swans and mini chocolate guava cups with berries.


The colours are to diiieieeeeeieieeee forrrrr. Diabeeeetes!!




Dairy sensitive? No problem. The chef and staff were very accommodating. Instead of all the dairy filled sweets and pastries, you're served fresh berries, P√Ęte de fruits, segmented cirtus and fruit gelatin.



In addition to the fresh fruits, you also get three giant scoops of sorbet. Delicious sorbet made with the sweetest gems.


Strawberry, raspberry and mango. It was so good- we couldn't get our spoons away.


Mix'n match tea sets.
We got take away boxes and called it an afternoon. It was such a pretty day. Sunny, breezy and warm. More photos.


Right outside the Royal York is Union Station and right behind that is the CN Tower.


It's always busy.










Beachessssssss!
Kidlets in the pool. Doing almost dives and splashing my camera.


Belly Flop.

Jelly Bean.

Last of the Hibiscus flowers.

Hankering for left overs. Chocolate Torte and Chantilly Mush Swan for snacky-snack.

Lazy girl dinner of Annie's mac & cheese from a box. We ate it by the pool, so not so bad!


I'm still playing catch up on posts, what's new?

Page Views

About

Hi, I'm Janetta from Toronto. I cook, bake and often veganize recipes. I photograph nearly everything and those photos will most likely end up being posted here. I've got a little black cat named Tank, who's really cute and a little bit nosy. You'll see a lot of photos of her too!

Contact me at: jubesandtank@gmail.com

Follow Me

Archives

Tags

home cooking Tank meat vegan vegetarian nature baking smart shopping flowers garden Toronto Richard dessert food pork beef chocolate chicken noodles cake eating out fruit ravine review Animals Birthday sick girl cosmetics dining out cookies BBQ Chinese Halloween cupcakes plants roasted potatoes Christmas bugs nailpolish pasta seafood steak cat drinks fish sandwich snack turkey Spring family ice cream raspberries recipe strawberries Park burger dog make up rice Indian bread free peanut butter pizza tomatoes CNE Kids Korean Thanksgiving Tulips afternoon tea buffet movies online shopping soup vanilla video birds coffee kale lemon pancakes pumpkin ribs sprinkles winter Autumn Barca Mother's Day Rich Star Wars Summer Valentine's Day Vietnamese breakfast death sale scones sushi trees Japanese boots burgers gardening hot and spicy macro nuts seedlings sweet potatoes toys vegetarian food festival wraps Brick Works Chanukah DIY Easter Instagram Katie Passover art bee brunch bunny caramel cranberries curry donuts downtown duck herbs knitting lamb lobster pool raccoon red velvet spiders tacos Caribbean Chinese New Year Dragon Pearl Edwards Gardens Father's Day Gardien George Foreman Grill Greek Lens Baby Lola St. Jacobs Thai all you can eat beaches books candy cheese clothing coconut crafting dumplings eggs infinity scarf mashed potatoes muffins oatmeal peking duck pesto pie portrait salmon samosas smoothie spectacles tofu tree vet America Canada Day Canon 50mm Canon T2i Comic Con Cuisinart Keurig Markham Music Ohio T1i ants apples bagels baking with beauty box bruschetta camera lens cereal cheese cake cinnamon cream cheese custom dragon fly ducks eye farm fireworks french toast fries frozen garage sale green tea hair care honey horses hot dogs hotel king crab laundry limes moon picnic popcorn rain rapini road trip salsa samples sauce scary skin care steam buns vega vegan. vegetarian weekend zoo 35mm Amaris Atticus Canon 55-250mm CoverGirl Disney Earth Day Five Guys Greenies Ikea Italian L'oreal Matt and Nat Melitta Mum Nikon P5100 Purex Rammstein Revlon Richard. vegan Rosh Hashanah Salad King Sci-Fi Shanghai Singapre Skinny Cow Spirng Starbucks Tank Girl Whittamore's farm Winston bag basil bees boats brownies brushes bubble tea bubbles butter tart butterscotch cake mix cookies camping candied carob cars cashew cheese casserole celebrity chicken. meat chili chipmunk cicada circus clown compost contest cookie couscous crochet deep fried deer dehydrator doves dreams eating out. duck elephants face mask fail fairy shrimp fassbender fly gadget granola green beans ground cherries gum hair dye hockey home cooking. chili home cooking. meat juicing kettle corn lawyer left overs mango marshmallow matzo meringue middle eastern nature. bugs. animals olive ornaments parfait peppers piano play time polenta pomegranate prints pumpkins racoon regrowing shopping snacks snail snowflakes soy squares steak. beef stew surprise travel upick veal venison waffles wallpaper wasp wedding worm yogurt yorkshire pudding youtube