The Holiday Pittsburgh Tea For 2018
Features a variety of the following selections:
Sandwiches and Savories
-Signature Chicken Salad with Lemon and Parsley in a Cheese Gougere
– Deviled Egg Salad with Capers and Herbs on Thin Wheat Bread
– Cucumber Sandwich with Herbed Cream Cheese on Thin White Bread
– Thinly Sliced Smoked Salmon with Maple Cream Cheese on Pumpernickel Bread
– Whipped Chevre with Honey, Pear, Thyme, and Toasted Walnuts in a Phyllo Cup
– Shrimp Salad with Red Grapes, Dill and Toasted Almonds on Belgian Endive
-Lemon Hummus with Artichoke and Kalamata Olive Salad on a Cucumber Plank
-Smoked Salmon Mousse with Pickled Onion and Caper Relish on Belgian Endive
-Whipped Pimento Cheese with a Tomato Pepper Chutney on a Cucumber Plank
Freshly Baked, Warm Seasonal Scones, featuring our Signature Vanilla Crème served with Crème Fraiche’ and Preserves
-Glazed Maple Oat
-Chai Spiced with Golden Raisins
Pastries and Sweets
– Gingerbread Cupcake with a Caramel Icing
– Apple Cider Spice Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting
– Eggnog Cheesecake with a Graham Cracker Crust
– Chocolate Raspberry Pinwheel
– Pecan Amaretto Diamonds with Chocolate Ganache
– Candy Cane Pavlova with Whipped White Chocolate Cream
– Mini Pear Tartlets with a Hazelnut Crumble
– Creamy Coconut Snowballs with Crystallized Ginger
– Pomegranate Macaroons
– Peppermint Macaroons
Traditional Afternoon Tea: Fall 2018
Afternoon Tea includes chef’s choice of three sandwiches, two scones, and three pastries per person served on the traditional 3-tiered stand. While daily selections vary depending on the seasons’ freshest offerings, the following menu is what you can expect to find Chef Albert whipping up this fall!
Sandwiches and Savories
-Chicken Salad with Currants Walnuts, and Tarragon on Sourdough
-The Inn on Negley’s Signature Chicken Salad with Parsley on Herb Cheese Gougeres
-Deviled Egg Salad Sandwich with Pickles on Whole Wheat Bread
-Smoked Turkey with Cranberry, Chutney, and Cucumber on Farm Grain Bread
-Chevre with Honey and Thyme in Phyllo Cups
-Smoked Salmon Mousse with Capers, Red Onion, and Pickles on Pumpernickel
-Saga Blue Cheese with Pears and Walnuts on Toast Points
-Pimento Cheese Spread with Apples, Watercress, and Red Onion on Raisin Walnut Toast
-Hummus with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Cucumbers on Multigrain Bread
-Shrimp Salad with Grapes, Almonds, Dill, and Citrus, and Belgium Endive Spears
-Pennsylvania Dutch Ham Salad on Rye Croutons
– Vanilla Crème
– Pumpkin Maple
– Apple Pecan and Cheddar
– Granola Cranberry
– Ginger Pear
– Whole Wheat Raisin Walnut
– Lemon Poppyseed
Pastries and Sweets
– Pear Maple Cheesecake
– Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting
– Chocolate Madeleines
– Pumpkin Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting
– Pistachio Macarons
– Supernatural Brownies
– Tiramisu Macarons
– Apple Cranberry Crostata
– Apple Cider Pound Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese
-Bourbon, Pecan, and Chocolate Tartlets
Loose Leaf and Sachet Tea Selections:
The Inn on Negley Teas feature a large selection of teas from Harney and Sons, Stash Tea Company, and local tea blenders.
Available for Purchase in our tea shop.
Black teas are processed by withering, rolling, or cutting, fermenting and finally firing camellia sinensis leaves. Flavors will vary depending on region of production and season of harvest. Scented teas include added ingredients. Unless decaffeinated, black teas will have the highest caffeine content of all teas.
English Breakfast – A full bodied tea, often taken with milk and sugar
Decaffeinated English Breakfast
Darjeeling – Thin bodied Indian tea, characterized by a floral and musky flavor
Earl Grey – A blend of Chinese and Indian black teas, infused with oil of bergamot
Decaffeinated Earl Grey
Black Currant – Chinese black tea with rich and fruity flavor of currant
Vanilla Creme – Premium blend of black teas with vanilla bean and nut creme
Hot Cinnamon Spice – Naturally sweet and spicy blend of black teas with three types of cinnamon, orange peel, and sweet cloves
Chocolate Mint – Black tea blend with peppermint leaves and a hint of chocolate
Ginger Peach – Black tea blend with dried peach and a hint of ginger
Camellia sinensis leaves are purposely bruised but never but in the production of Oolong. With a shorter fermentation period than black teas, Oolong teas will have less caffeine and are finished by drying of pan frying rather than firing. taken without sweeteners or milk.
Pomegranate Oolong – Ti Kwan Yin Chinese Oolong with delicate earthy flavor infused with tangy pomegranate
Formosa Oolong – Taiwanese origin. Longer fermentation than a China Oolong, characterized by a darker color, medium body and a toasty flavor
Freshly picked camellia sinesis leaves are dried and soon heated by roasting or steaming to halt fermentation. Low caffeine content. As with black and oolong teas, different methods of harvesting and processing yield varying flavors. Taken without milk.
Premium Green Tea – Tea leaves steam processed in a traditional Japanese style. Herbaceous, slightly sweet and nutty flavor.
Tropical Green – Blend of green teas with added flavor or tropical fruits. Heavy notes of pineapple
New buds of camellia sinesis are plucked before opening, then withered in the sun and dried. Rare and delicate. No astringency and low in caffeine. Taken without milk.
Mutan White – Straw colored liquor with light herbaceous flavor
White Vanilla Grapefruit – Complex blend of white teas with smooth vanilla and fresh citrus.
Herbal and Fruit Tisanes
The following do not contain camellia sinesis, however, are served hot and may have medicinal effect.
Verveine – Beautiful leaves of verbena yield a full bodied brew with lemony flavor.
Peppermint – Refreshing and pure
Chamomile – Egyptian flowers with relaxing effect
Raspberry – Natural raspberry with hibiscus, rosehips and a hint of mint
Mango Passionfruit – Rosehips, orange peel, hibiscus, lemongrass, and rich fruity flavors
Lemon Ginger – Smooth lemon with a hint of ginger