Saturday, January 8, 2011

'Twas the Night Before Christmas

'Twas the Night Before Christmas - Once Upon A Table's 5th secret supper was a celebration of all things festive and Christmassy....
Santa's helpers making and decorating gingerbread men the night before

Cute gingerbread men ready to be packed into gift bags

Marinating the pork loin

Angie working her filo pastry magic

Getting ready to set the table
Menu & decor

The festive table

Canapes good to go. The homemade gravalax cured in sea salt and fresh dill was sublime...

The most delicious cocktail in the world. Prosecco infused with a homemade spiced cardamon & orange syrup

Quaffing the delicious Christmas cocktails...


Cristina & Ange

Elisa explains what guests can expect from the vino she's carefully selected

Getting ready to serve the pork with the caramalised pears & apples

Elisa appreciation after doing a fab job as our sommelier for the evening

The filo pastry cooked to perfection in a scrumptious appfel strudel
Homemade melamakarona - Greek cinamon, clove and honey Christmas biscuits

Santa's helpers taking a rest :)

Appreciating the hundreds of handmade snowflakes

Merry Christmas! Here's to a delicious 2011...

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