It was Friday, 13th and I was supposed to be the chef at the English Cooking Event. Chef means chef and not boss and surprise, surprise all went well. 10 cooking enthusiasts and one busy brownie listened to my command and met the demands to full satisfaction. An unusual experience for me: the participants were still excited.
The epitome of an English (summer) drink is
Pimm’s Cup No. 1 Cocktail
Pimm’s Cup No. 1 is based on gin. It has a dark-tea colour with a reddish tint, and tastes subtly of spice and citrus fruit.
We enjoyed it with Ginger Ale. As a first step we popped the apple pie into the oven, to get the oven free for the ingredients of the main course.
While the pie was baking, it was time to serve the
Instead of dry sherry we had wine with the soup and all other courses.
There was a lot of chopping to do and at least we crowned the
she learned chopping like a real pro. The main course
Lamb with Mint Sauce with Roast Carrots, Beet Salad and Potato Wedges
Apple Pie with Clotted Cream
Apologizes for the bad quality of some pictures.
It was really a wonderful event. I enjoyed it very much. Everything was perfect and each single course tasted delicious!
Thank you for being the chef, you did it well. And thank you and the other ladies for the organisation. I hope we will do it again.
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