Carrot Ginger Tea Sandwiches

We made 2 types of sandwiches at the South Arm Older Adults Cooking Club.

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The first sandwich comes from the Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, British Columbia. A fabled Victoria landmark, the Fairmont Empress has played host to royalty, celebrities, and guests from around the world since 1908.


  • 2 grated carrots
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons good-quality mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sweet ginger paste (we used Japanese picked ginger)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 slices multi-grain bread (we used wholewheat)
  • 4 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • alfalfa sprouts or lettuce (we omitted the this)

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Source: this recipe is adapted from Fairmont Empress Hotel

Makes 2 sandwiches


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