food for thought

by michelle

christmas 2012

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Only a small gathering this year but we still managed a memorable feast.

The first course was exotic mushrooms cooked with sage leaves in butter and served with grilled polenta with pepper and pecorino cheese.

grilled-polenta-with-exotic-mushrooms

The second course featured a rolled roast pork barbequed on a spit served with home-made apple sauce, oven-baked cranberry and macadamia stuffing, potatoes and sweet potatoes baked with thyme and garlic and a spinach salad with dried cranberries, walnuts, Italian gorgonzola and a balsamic vinegar dressing.

Xmas-main-course

We still managed two desserts. A trifle made with jam roll sponge, home-made strawberry preserves, amaretti biscuits and custard and served with thick cream, and last but not least, a hedgehog slice made with 70% dark chocolate, plain biscuits (cookies) and whiskey-soaked raisins.

strawberry-triflechocolate-whiskey-raisin-hedgehog-slice

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Written by michelle picker

December 29, 2012 at 9:54 am

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