Never before have tea parties been as inspired, as pretty, and above all as sweet…

Nicola Meyer approaches the familiar cup of tea with French flair and baking skills that have the toughest cookie crumble into the measly remains on guests’ plates. La fête, her catering service for small events and tea parties, has already enlivened 50th birthday parties, weddings, kitchen teas and art exhibitions. Among her sweet and savoury treats, try her moist gateau d’amandes, decadent chocolate brownies and roasted red pepper and tomato tart and the very famous langues du chat. Another favourite is her trademark personalised “hanging” heart-shaped biscuits decorated with guests’ names to add an intimate feel to the event. Nicola does self-delivery and works in and around Stellenbosch, Somerset-West and Cape Town.

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