Post by Kate B Post by Nick Odell
A bit late on parade but my wishes to everyone are none the less for that
Translation? Happy Christmas one and all
A post-prandial but nevertheless far-from-languid wave from over here!
I rose early this morning and by 07:30, 2.5 kg. of Silverside beef joint
that had been anointed with a ridiculous amount of pureed Rosemary and
garlic with salt and pepper was sitting on a bed of shallots, celery and
carrot and starting to get hot and bothered in the slow cooker with some
rich potential gravy around it. At 12:00 it was put to rest whilst the
usual trimmings were completed to accompany it at 13:00. A certain emporium
I have mentioned before has been selling mini roast potatoes, sprouts,
parsnips and carrots at 19 pence a bag each.
We did our best to do the meal justice but... having been to see Chinese
friends for a Chinese banquet yesterday lunchtime, we had skipped tea
yesterday and breakfast this morning - all that passed our lips was a
rather naughty mince pie with morello cherries and chocolate chunks!
Now sitting down awaiting TA...