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Food styling by Heather Shaw/ Judy Inc (www.judyinc.com) (Angus Fergusson for The Globe and Mail)
Food styling by Heather Shaw/ Judy Inc (www.judyinc.com) (Angus Fergusson for The Globe and Mail)

Simple boxes make a great display for pretty petit fours Add to ...

Already brightly coloured and embellished with fanciful icing, petit fours and pastries don't need any help in the pretty department.

To display and serve them in a chic yet understated fashion, drop by your local bakery or craft store and pick up some empty boxes of varying sizes, then stack them on your serving table in a stepped formation, leaving room on the edges of each tier to place the desserts.

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The boxes can be white or pastel-coloured, rectangular or square. Think of it as a pyramid scheme with a sweeter payoff than most.

Chef Michael Tong is the owner of Toronto's Sublime Catering.

 

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