Dame Mary Berry’s Great British Garden Party

Dame Mary Berry launches the Great British Garden Party

National Garden Scheme President, Dame Mary Berry shares her top tips and the ingredients for her own Great British Garden Party this summer.

Where do you plan to host your Great British Garden Party?
In my garden at home, the roses will be at their best

What sort of gathering will you have?
A tea party for friends, hope the weather keeps fine

What cakes and other food do you plan to make?
I think as a treat, a Red Velvet Cake which is rich and layered chocolate.  Various sandwiches that I can make ahead, such as smoked salmon, egg mayonnaise and watercress, cream cheese and chive

How will you fundraise for the National Garden Scheme?
I will ask for donations and plan to have a competition of Guess the Herbs, eyes covered, handing individual home-grown herbs and guess the answer

To get involved and to hold your own Great British Garden Party to raise money for some of the UK’s best-loved nursing and health charities CLICK HERE

This content was shared and published in Waitrose Weekend Magazine






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