Mothers Day lunch with Jac's family.
Jac and I hosted my family’s Christmas lunch this year. We got up bright and early to get ready for the day. 11-year-old Pixel watched suspiciously as I set the table (she’s not a fan of parties) while 1-year-old Truffle inspected everything with great fascination. Both cats fled and hid when everyone began to arrive. […]
25/05/2008 – savoury chops (a family recipe, made with lamb chops), with garlic mashed potatoes and steamed green vegetables (broccoli and green beans). The carrots were cooked in the casserole dish with the chops, and they were sweet and delicious. For dessert, Jac made what she called cheat’s trifle. We didn’t have any swiss rol…
On the ANZAC Day public holiday we grabbed lunch at Spencer Village food hall. It’s great that Spencer Village is open on public holidays. When pretty much everywhere else is shut, you can count on Spencer’s for a good feed. Jac ordered some fresh rice paper rolls (AU$7 for 4 pcs) from the Vietnamese stall […]
I’ve uploaded 293 photos to a Flickr set called Xmas in Dunsborough, 2006. Friends and family can see lots of people photos there. Everyone else can see food, animal and landscape shots. These next few posts about Christmas at Dunsborough will feature selected shots from that set. We left for Dunsborough early on Christmas morning, […]
Ta-dah! Yes, I made trifle for our dessert! No, those are not my hands. :) Our lunch guests love sweeties, and we knew we just had to serve dessert. I thought a cold dessert would go well after a heavy hot roast lunch. Jac supervised my trifle-making in her role as “chief cook of the […]
Juji’s special request was for Mum’s baked cheese cake (I’ve posted the recipe before, see this post). Two birthdays, two cheese cakes. Tummies: *grrrrroan* Juji did a great job decorating them, didn’t she? Juji took this close-up of the strawberries and gold kiwi fruit on the top of one of the cheese cakes. I don’t [&…