December 26, 2004

Swedish tea ring with plum butter

Hummus with cinnamon-lamb & pine nuts
Calvados & porcini pate
Millennium's tofu spread
Cotswald & Mt. Tam
Rosemary and chipotle roasted nuts

Crab bisque
Butternut squash bisque

Del Papa ravioli with saffron-sausage sauce
The tiniest vegan timpano (hazelnut-sherry orzo; sage carrots; peppered zucchini, and champagne cauliflour inside)
Cream biscuits
Ginormous salad with pistachios, cranberries & blue cheese
Brussells sprouts with bacon

Flourless chocolate cake
Goat cheese cheesecake
Cherry pie

And oh - oh the coffee.
Merry Christmas, one and all!

Posted by shock at December 26, 2004 09:47 AM

Wow, that sounds soooooo good. I need to start pulling together a menu - want to cook a nice dinner for the evening of Jan 1 when Soren gets home from Japan. I promised him maple syrup creme brulee. Gotta figure out what first and second courses would nicely compliment that ... hmm

Posted by: Katyusha on December 26, 2004 10:07 AM

Ooh.. goat cheese cheesecake. What form of goat chese did you use? :)

Posted by: naomi_traveller on December 26, 2004 11:05 AM

Laura Chenel. You want something pretty mild for this one. It also has mascarpone and regular cream cheese in it.

Though I did have a humboldt fog cheesecake at Azie on Christmas Eve that makes me want to try something more adventurous...

Posted by: meriko on December 26, 2004 11:12 AM

Merry Christmas to all Borogoves!

As the topic seems to be a "feast list", this was ours:

Roast tomato and pesto tartlets
Thai chicken and julienne vegetable "spoonlets"
Watermelon, mint and feta salad

Slow-roasted pork with garlic and rosemary
Rare roast beef, rubbed with cumin, garam masala and thyme
Slow-roasted duck with orange and star anise
Castlemaine ham

West Australian lobster
King prawns

Rice salad: black wild rice and red wild rice
Couscous, chickpea, tomato, Spanish onion and basil salad
Rocket, parmesan and roasted pear salad

Christmas pudding (with no peel, as requested)
Nigella Lawson's double-double-chocolate flan

This was a GREAT 10-person estended family feast!

Season's Greetings, meriko!

Posted by: The Ben on December 26, 2004 3:15 PM
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