Wednesday, August 02, 2017

A fine lunch

On Monday, Ken, Tasha, and I went across the river to enjoy lunch at the home of friends C. and M. who were hosting frequent visitors from Australia, L. and S. (who are also frequent commenters on this blog). The weather cooperated and we spent the whole afternoon under the canopy in C. and M.'s back yard.

Quite a selection! Yum.

Lunch started with a little bubbly and some nibbles. The entrée dishes were endive leaves stuffed with crab salad, and a generous platter of smoked salmon. Next was a palate cleanser of apple sorbet with calvados (apple brandy). The main course was a tajine of chicken with apricots and prunes, served with couscous. For dessert we had a chocolate mousse followed by coffee. Then M. brought out the after-dinner drinks.

It was a wonderful afternoon and we enjoyed seeing everyone again.


  1. Based on the photo alone and ignoring your mention of the great food, that looks like a very fine Liquid Lunch!

  2. It sounds heavenly! That photo is a piece of art!

  3. What would be the point of a nice lunch if there is not a lot of empty bottles afterwards. And getting a tram home for an afternoon nap.

  4. That does indeed sound like a fine lunch. Life is good here.

  5. Beautiful bottles, lovely event!
    Sorry to hear about the disturbing dreams. Maybe they're tied to the lovely bottles? ;)

  6. mitch, there was plenty of liquid going around!

    linda, very tasty! And thanks!

    anne marie, me, too. In fact, that's what I drank, and we finished the bottle.

    andrew, no trams around here, unfortunately.

    jan, n'est-ce pas ?

    stuart, and leisurely, too.

    judy, I don't think so, the dream was a couple days later. Delayed reaction? ;')


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