A few weeks ago we passed our final regulatory hurdle for the oven with the granting of our building warrant. With that out of the way we wanted to give a tea party to say thank you to our patient Bread Club customers who had hung on for us whilst we built the new oven. We also wanted to thank people who had been involved in the build, and to our neighbours.
So we gave the oven a special Saturday firing and made buns - chocolate and currant - and pizza. With onions, chard and courgettes from the Pillars of Hercules and cheese from the St Andrews Farmhouse Cheese company, we even managed local pizza toppings.
Pizza bases rising during the afternoon, overseen by Matthew as I bustled about with cups and saucers and tablecloths.
I was so busy pouring cups of tea, that I managed to not take a single picture during the party. The sign of a good afternoon, I think.