Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Open House Brunch at Head to Toe Learning Center


I should rave about Bella's preschool more on the blog. It's the best preschool experience we've had.  I'm admittedly cheap when it comes to paying for preschool.  I kind of gawked at the $300/month price tag in Manila for Addie. But Head to Toe is the first preschool where I feel like we are getting our money's worth and that's the big difference.  It's the first time I gladly turn over a check and say thank you very much.  This preschool/learning center (and now kindergarten) is absolutely phenomenal.   Top notch teaching and such a well thought-out program.  Arabella loves it and we've seen such wonderful growth and development in her since she's started in this program.  I highly recommend it.

Jane is the owner of the preschool and she was nice enough to ask me (Ladytroupe Sweets) to cater brunch for the back to school open house.  I was a bit nervous hearing the 100 people number she was planning for.  But I decided to accept.  I figured if I never challenged myself how would I know if I was capable of doing it or not.  The fact that it was brunch made me feel better about the whole thing. I love brunch.


I cooked for a week straight and by the end of it I was exhausted.  But I did it!  I was mostly proud of my ability to organize everything and complete it all without a freak-out moment.  Yes!  I am so grateful to Jane and Head To Toe for asking me to do this.

The menu
Assorted scones (vanilla bean, caramel pecan, coffee chocolate chip, lemon blueberry, white chocolate cranberry almond, and sun dried tomato herb and cheese)
Assorted breads (coconut and orange pomegranate)
Assorted quiches
Green salad with honey mustard dressing
Crepes filled with the following
Maple roasted squash with hazelnuts and gorgonzola
Roasted red pepper humus with tomato, cucumber and olive salad
Minted strawberries wit salted dark chocolate ganache
Cinnamon apples with homemade caramel sauce

3 comments:

Melinda Renee said...

YUM! You are SOOOO catering something for me whenever you're state-side again... .:-)

Sara said...

I'd love to Melinda! I'm doing the desserts and wedding cake for my sisters wedding this summer which will be my fist "catering" job in the US! So fun!

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