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Elevate your afternoon tea with sandwiches like roast beef with wasabi mayo, buttery radish, prosciutto with fig and lox with cream cheese.

Roast Beef With Wasabi Mayonnaise

Ingredients

  • Mayo:

  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise

  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar

  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

  • 2 teaspoons wasabi paste

  • Sandwich:

  • 4 slices pumpernickel bread

  • 3 slices roast beef

  • 1 tablespoon chopped chives

  • 4 whole chives

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, stir together mayonnaise, soy sauce, sugar, and lemon juice. Stir in wasabi paste.

  2. Layer 4 slices of pumpernickel or whole wheat bread with a thin layer of wasabi mayo. Top 2 of the pieces of bread with 3 slices of roast beef. Top the beef with chopped chives, followed by the remaining coated bread slices.

  3. Cut into 4 rectangles and tie each mini sandwich with a whole chive.

Roast Beef With Wasabi Mayonnaise

Radish with Ginger-Sesame Butter

Ingredients

  • Butter:

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature

  • 2 tablespoons minced chives

  • 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds

  • 1 teaspoon peeled, grated fresh ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • Sandwich:

  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced

  • 4 slices whole wheat sourdough bread

  • 1 tablespoon minced chives, for garnish

  • Fleur de sel, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Using a fork, combine butter, chives, sesame seeds, ginger and sesame oil in small bowl until well mixed.

  2. Layer 4 slices of whole wheat sourdough with a thick coating of the ginger butter. Layer the radish slices evenly across each slice of bread.

  3. Cut the open-face sandwiches into triangles, cutting off the crust. Top each triangle with minced chives and fleur de sel.

Radish with Ginger-Sesame Butter

Smoked Salmon & Cucumber with Herbed Cream Cheese

Ingredients

  • Herbed cream cheese:

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, room temperature

  • 3 tablespoons minced chives

  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill

  • 1 tablespoon minced tarragon

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

  • Sandwich:

  • 4 slices marble rye bread

  • 4 slices smoked salmon

  • 1 Persian cucumber, thinly sliced

  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced

  • Caviar, lemon zest and minced chives, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Using a fork, combine cream cheese ingredients until smooth.

  2. Layer 4 slices of bread with a thin coating of the herbed cream cheese. Layer the salmon slices evenly across each slice of bread, followed by the cucumber and shallot.

  3. Cut the open-face sandwiches into triangles and garnish with caviar, lemon zest and more chives.

Smoked Salmon & Cucumber with Herbed Cream Cheese

Prosciutto and Fig Jam on Crostini

Ingredients

  • Gorgonzola spread:

  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese

  • 1/4 cup crumbled gorgonzola

  • 2 teaspoons honey

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

  • Sandwich:

  • 8 slices baguette

  • 8 slices prosciutto

  • 1 tablespoon fig jam

  • Microgreens or baby arugula

  • Gorgonzola crumbles

Instructions

  1. Using a fork, combine gorgonzola spread ingredients until smooth.

  2. Layer cheese spread ingredients between baguette slices and top with prosciutto, jam, greens and cheese.

Prosciutto and Fig Jam on Crostini
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