Virtual afternoon tea: still (just) sitting in the sunshine

Don’t you just love virtual events? Where would we be without them in these difficult times? Today I’m joining Sue from Zimmerbitch – isn’t that a fabulous blog name? – in New Zealand. So, of course, Sue’ll be tucked up in bed fast asleep by the time this puts in an appearance.

New Zealand’s hurtling towards summer while here in France we’re enjoying the remnants of an Indian summer. It’s not yet autumn but there’s a nip the air, I have my Humgarian good down duvet back on the bed and my mind has turned away from salads and cold soups towards warming curries, soothing spicy soups and comforting desserts.

Sue’s whipped up some ginger biscuits with which to enjoy her afternoon tea. Sadly, I cannot abide ginger biscuits. Ginger is a spice I love in savoury foods, much less so in sweet ones. So I’m bringing along a few sweet treats for us all to enjoy, some of which are vegan and gluten-free. I can still enjoy an afternoon cuppa on the balcony but I’m wearing a sweater rather than a t-shirt. How about you?