A blog about my life with food, and my ongoing quest to determine whether or not food is really love. Recipes, stories, insights... cooking from Alice Springs and beyond..
Friday, December 30, 2011
I spent Christmas day with three other families in air-conditioned comfort and relief... it was 40+ degrees outside, so the choice of venue or space was vital. It was decided that no-one should cook for Christmas lunch and we should focus on cold foods. Seafood salad and cold chicken tandoori had already been decided on. I had hoped to cook this fab meat and mushroom sour-cream pie, but I'm not a big fan of any fusion cooking, and abhor Christmas feasts without a theme. I decided to re-interpret the cold issue, and decided that it was more that one shouldn't spend too much time cooking on Christmas day. With a bit of to-ing and fro-ing of the various cooks, this was our final menu: