Pastries, Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea at Wellington Lounge

Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea at Wellington Louge

Menu from the new Scents of Summer Afternoon Tea at Wellington Lounge, InterContinental Park Lane, with food inspired by summer and Floris London Perfumers:

Scents of summer inspired palate cleanser – rose pearl and wheatgrass shot


Smoked salmon and bergamot infused cream cheese scroll served on lemon bread

Rose pickled cucumber and mascarpone cheese served on Peruvian bread

Pink peppercorn on thyme chicken, bound in mayonnaise and cucumber served on tomato bread

Honey roast pumpkin crumbled feta cheese served on spinach bread


Sultana and wholemeal scones

Wild strawberry jam

Devon clotted cream

Lemon and pink peppercorn curd

Earl Grey butter


Peach melba mousse

Bergamot macaroons

Violet cream and grapefruit tart

Jasmine Tea cake

The “Flower Pot” – Rose water and pink peppercorn jelly and wild strawberry mousse served in a chocolate “Terracotta” pot

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Qin Xie

Qin Xie is a London based food, wine and travel journalist and trained chef.

When not infiltrating Michelin restaurants as a kitchen tourist, she writes about food, drink and travel. Her work has appeared on Yahoo, FT, The Times and CNN.

Her first cookbook, co-authored with YS Peng at Hunan Restaurant, is out March 2014.

According to friends, her watch is always set to UTC -- ready for the next big adventure. In reality, she is happiest at the dinner table or by the sea.


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