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Family Xie Christmas 2013 lunch

Cuttlefish with rice crisp, lemon mayo, smoked paprika salt, Qin Xie Christmas 2013

Over the past year, and probably longer, I’ve been collecting menus from various dinners that I’ve been invited to. Some with photos, some with wine matches and some with just the bare bones. For me, it was an interesting exercise to see what restaurants, chefs and caterers think a well composed meal is. It was…

Edible Cinema Trading Places screening

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Menu from a screening of Trading Places organised by Edible Cinema in collaboration with Bombay Sapphire at Aubin Cinema with snacks and cocktails to coincide with scenes in the film: Alexandra Kellogg’s – Bombay Sapphire, green cardamom liqueur, cornflake infused whole milk, sugar syrup Shaving foam – Bombay Sapphire, simple syrup, creme de violette, malic…

Wellington Lounge Christmas Afternoon Tea

Jam and clotted cream on scone, Christmas Afternoon Tea at Wellington Lounge

Menu from the 12 Days of Christmas Afternoon Tea at Wellington Lounge, InterContinental Park Lane Hotel (Read my review of the afternoon tea here): Festive Champagne Cocktail ~ Squab and wood pigeon in white traditional closed sandwich Warm Mountbatten estate partridge, morel mushroom and foie gras pie Speyside salmon and Lords of the Hundreds cheese French…