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Food for a friendly get together

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Twims Tue 23-Jun-09 19:40:56

A couple of the mums from school are popping round for a drink cup of tea grin whilst the children are at afternoon nursery and before the school run.

Apart from the gin tea grin what would you serve. I am out most of the morning so it needs to be simple enough - but would like some nibbles. It's only for an hour so not too much food etc

janeite Tue 23-Jun-09 19:43:33

Tbh I would probably just do a plate of nice sarnies and some scones with jam and strawberries at that time.

stubbyfingers Tue 23-Jun-09 19:44:04

If it's for a cup of tea, are they cakey types? And do you want to buy or make?

If it was me I would buy some doughnuts, big cookies or something. or how about scones with the works?

Cies Tue 23-Jun-09 19:44:36

If you've got a food processor it's really easy to make smoked mackerel pate, or tapenade or hummous/chickpea dip. You can then serve these with bread sticks, toast or crudites.

stubbyfingers Tue 23-Jun-09 19:44:48

great minds janeite!

janeite Tue 23-Jun-09 19:46:13

Dips and dippers sounds good too. But either that OR sarnies, not both.

And then either scones or a big Victoria sponge.

Twims Tue 23-Jun-09 20:16:01

Oooh scones - sounds yummy grin

stubbyfingers Wed 24-Jun-09 19:13:07

How did it go?

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