Big Red Party

20 Jul

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The folks have been married some 40 years, for which we are truly thankful. Big meal at ours tomorrow to celebrate. 40 years = Ruby wedding so all the food is RED. so we have…

Primi:
Tomato bread (c/o Pink Mister)
Beetroot pesto
Tomato saffron ricotta tart (from wonderful Cafe Paradiso book, see above)
Radishes cut like little toadstools
Lollo Rosso salad
Red cabbage red onion and red apple slaw
Carrot salad with pumpkin and sunflower seeds (orange, I know)
Chicken drumsticks
Speck walnut prune gorgonzola bites
Ripe cheese with tomato & chilli jam

Dolci:
Strawberry mascarpone cheesecake (see Ursula Ferrigno)
Raspberry Eton mess (see my first meringues in progress below)
Fairy cakes with strawberry icing
Panforte
Champagne with berries

The halls are being decked with strings of red felt bunting (see previous post). Now just waiting fr the kids to go to bed so I can tidy the house. Have a good weekend!

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