Carolyn' s Absolutely Fabulous Events

Carolyn' s Absolutely Fabulous Events celebrates British Cuisine. Let me show you ideas for entertaining, events and recipes with a British sensibility.  And since I now find myself in Denmark let us get hygge and explore Danish Cuisine and customs.


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Valentine’s Day Afternoon Tea

By Carolyn Eddie | Feb 11, 2017

For the last three years myself and the fabulous girls have been serving a Valentine’s Tea at the Darien Community Center, which has always been great fun.  As I am now living in Copenhagen I am sending you my love and a simplified version of the tea we served.  Just click on the underlined words…

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Chocolate Dipped Coconut Macaroons

By Carolyn Eddie | Feb 11, 2017

These are super easy and I think in addition to chocolate, lemon and fruit Coconut Macaroons are a great option for an afternoon tea.  These, together with the chocolate covered strawberries, flourless torte and meringues,  are also naturally glutten free, an added bonus. You could leave the macaroons undipped, but somehow dipping them helps them retain their…

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Linzer Cookies

By Carolyn Eddie | Feb 11, 2017

I know these cookies are sometimes more associated with Christmas but with their classic heart cutout in the center showing the bright red raspberry jam they are perfect for Valentines too.  The cookie dough I use is a rich shortbread which rolls out and behaves very nicely.  I also use it for making simple cookies,…

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

By Carolyn Eddie | Feb 11, 2017

Chocolate covered strawberries have to be refrigerated and eaton on the day they are made as there is too much moisture in the strawberry and it starts to weep if it is kept for any length of time.  The strawberries need to be in perfect condition and slightly larger ones with the long stems look…

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Nice Words from Some of My Clients...


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


Thank you SO much for an Absolutely Fabulous event!!!  You truly lived up to your name and reputation! I’ve had so much fun getting to know you and it was a pleasure working with you.  

Thank you to the whole back of house team.  You guys are truly amazing!  It was one of the things that I never had any doubts or worries about…I knew we were in GREAT hands!

Thank you, again!  

Karalesa, co-chair Darien House Tour After Party