In my first guest post of the year, Liz Crawshaw from Down With Gluten writes about posh gluten free afternoon tea….
Afternoon tea may not seem the most logical meal for a coeliac. Sandwiches, pastries, cakes – it’s a challenge for any chef’s gluten free skills. So it’s fantastic to see some of the leading establishments in London have picked up the gauntlet and provide a gluten free option for their rightly world famous teas.
I’ve been to three places that are celebrated for their sandwich/pastry combos – The Dorchester, Claridges, and Fortnum and Masons. Here are my views on them, and also some other options to try.
I went to The Dorchester with my Mum to celebrate her birthday. I wasn’t so keen on the area in which they serve the afternoon tea, which is essentially a glorified large entrance hall, and a bit of an odd…