Usually we spend New Year’s Eve with our friends, and for the last years we always did a culinary world travel. Now, travelling has been banned, parties as well (for good reason), so we stayed at home, wondering what to eat. #1 gave me a challenge: A rainbow dinner! I accepted and delivered a three course meal:
Starter: Tomato coconut soup with a cheese stick, red and orange
The soup was delicious, and dead easy: Pureed tomatoes, coconut cream, onions, garlic, molasses, spices, butter. We also used grandma’s good china.
Main course: Cornbread (savoury) and spinach (and some meat), yellow and green:
The cornbread was a little dry, sadly, but the lamb was not so I simply soaked up the juices with the cornbread.
Dessert: Petit Fours with cherry jelly and lemon curd, blue, indigo and purple:
Petit Fours are always sweet as hell, but the lemon curd balanced it nicely. Still nothing where grown ups will ask for a second piece. Teenagers otoh…