Kroket sandwich and Sri Lanka Uva

Kroket sandwich (Ragout Sandwich) and a huge glass of Sri Lanka Uva black tea. Perfect combination for a day at the beach

Gerecht: Tussendoortjes
Thee: Zwart

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