Friday, December 30, 2011

Christmas Lunch

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: