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15 things I learned when eating a 15 course Christmas lunch

1. Having our traditional Christmas morning breakfast before attempting the 15 courses may not have been the smartest thing we have ever done. Although when offered home made¬†panettone with roasted nectarines, mascarpone and a side of champagne¬†you can’t really say no.   2. Getting drunk-spired (drunk + inspired = drunk-spired) on Christmas Eve is ideal […]

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Runawaykiwi and the 15 course tasting menu

Drum-roll please, its the moment you have all been waiting for…the 15 course Christmas lunch. To get the inside look at all the prep, take a look at my previous post. And for the recipes, well 15 courses would just be WAY too much to detail in one post. So if you are curious just […]

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The 15 course Christmas Lunch – the planning

Its that time again, the Christmas degustation*. The first year we did it we went for 12 courses, the next year this was bumped to 14, and we all know whats better than 14? You guessed it, for Christmas we made a 15 course degustation lunch from scratch. I thought that this time around I […]

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Degustation – the new way to dinner party

    Dinner parties are hard work for the host, not matter how much you like cooking they inevitably mean at least an afternoon in the kitchen before a panic to get ready and look cool calm and collected when your guests arrive. This is doubly the case when your guests are foodies – there […]

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