Carolyn' s Absolutely Fabulous Events

Here at Carolyn' s Absolutely Fabulous Events we are celebrating British Cuisine. Let us show you ideas for entertaining, events and recipes with a British sensibility.  

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” -J.R.R. Tolkien


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Coronation Chicken and other Afternoon Tea Sandwiches

By Carolyn Eddie | Oct 20, 2016

I have been promising for some time to write down my coronation chicken sandwich filling recipe and it occurred to me that, for completeness, I should also include the recipes for my other standard afternoon tea sandwich fillings; although I am not sure some of them really qualify as recipes. Obviously the best sandwiches are…

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Plant Sale and Tea Friday May 6th at the DCA

By Carolyn Eddie | May 2, 2016

Come and join us at the Darien Community Association this Friday, May 6th for the DCA’s annual Greenhouse Plant Sale. The sale starts at 8.30am and lasts until 12.30pm. Once you have chosen from the wonderful selection of lovingly grown plants, reward yourself with a cup of tea and some home baked treats.  The tea…

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Easter Rocky Road

By Carolyn Eddie | Mar 25, 2016

This recipe is inspired by a photo from the BBC Good Food  website.  I have taken the idea and adapted the Nigella Lawson Christmas Rocky Road recipe for Easter.  This is a no bake recipe which only involves melting chocolate, butter and golden syrup.  At a pinch you could substitute light corn syrup for the golden syrup,…

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Fabulous Fish Pie

By Carolyn Eddie | Mar 25, 2016

For Christmas I treated myself to an Emma Bridgewater Fish Pie dish.  So recently for dinner we had Fish Pie followed by Apple and Blackberry Crumble.   The menu was inspired by watching Downton Abbey, and in particular Mrs Hughes attempts to please her new husband.  This food is more nursery or comfort in nature, not…

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We celebrated my daughter's 8th birthday with a very elegant tea party and all the girls were amazed by the beautiful china cups and pots and couldn't get enough of the chocolate coved strawberries and mini pavlovas. Thank you, Carolyn!

Pia, Darien


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