New Years menu spectacular!

Christmas, Cook book, Food, Food general, Foodie, Kitchen

Well we were a little boring this year and decided we couldn’t be bothered to face going out for New Years Eve…..so I cooked!

I spent a great afternoon in the kitchen, dancing around and singing along to my live lounge albums and then a great night eating!!!!! 😄

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I wasn’t alone though, I had Gray assisting in cleaning any bits that I dropped on the floor….

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We decided rather than a full sit down meal we wanted “picky bits” and so I made a selection of tasty treats.

I started with a syllabub (which we didn’t get round to eating so I will have it today! ☺️). This was from my new tapas cook book and was an easy short cut version.

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Then I continued with the tapas book and put together this Spanish meet ball dish. This was quite a long process but time wasn’t an issue and so I made my way through it and the end result was great. The sauce was thick and spicy and the meet balls were juicy and flavorful!

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Then on to the hallumi kebabs! I love this cheese, salty and squeaky. They were marinated in an aromatic spice mix which really raised the taste to another level, delish! Plus I also made the tapenade accompaniment.

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Alongside all this I added a prawn, mango and acacias salad plus a traditional caviar and salmon Bellini, yum.

Lots of drink. Lots of food. Unsurprisingly, fell asleep before 12!

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