NIcholas (9): The chicken was very, very, very, very, very good.
Andrew (13, surprised he agrees with his brother): It was very good! Nice and tender.
Nicholas: Can I have some more chicken?
Maureen: You have to finish your cauliflower and your brussel sprouts first.
Nicholas: But the cauliflower seems burnt.
Maureen: You’re right. It does seem burnt. It was much better before. Gwyneth totally got the timings wrong on that one. We loved snacking on it when it was only 10 minutes in a 200C oven. But she said it should go back in for 25 more minutes at 235C. Big mistake.
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We spend every Christmas with Nigella. We have done so every year since 2004 when this book was published. This year, like every year, I made so many recipes from “Feast” for our Christmas feast, there was no point in listing them all in the title. This is what we enjoyed for Christmas dinner. The recipes for those dishes listed below without astericks were found elsewhere. But as you can see, the majority of our dishes were from “Feast.”
As luck would have it, all of the dishes I used from “Feast” are posted on the Interweb elsewhere, mostly on the the Food Network site, but also Epicurious and Nigella’s own website. Click through on the name of the dish to see the recipe for yourself.
Our Christmas Dinner:
It was delicious. Here is a picture. I would like to say that I paused for a moment during the Christmas hoopla to take a picture of what it all looked like, but in the spirit of Christmas honesty, I have to tell you that I recreated the plate with leftovers this morning. I couldn’t include any baby carrots and brioche because we ate it all, but this is some of what remained of the main event (minus the soup and the desserts).
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