It's obviously the season for it anyway, yea?
|S helped me fill up the deviled eggs.|
DEVILED EGGS: EGG YOLKS+GOOD QUALITY MAYO+MUSTARD+ANCHOVIES+S&P
And since we all love salads, there was one and a side of garlic shrimp to put on top.
SALAD: LETTUCE+MANGO+THINLY SLICED PEARS+ READY MADE SESAME DRESSING
GARLIC SHRIMP: OLIVE OIL+ LOTSA GARLIC+SHRIMP+ BRANDY (flambe!)
|Paprika and Extra Olive Oil on Top|
HUMMUS: CHIKPEAS+ TAHINI+ OLIVE OIL+ GARLIC+ S&P
|Piled up juicy steaks.|
|S mashed the potatoes|
STEAK: MARINADE IN STEAK PEPPER & WOODY HERBS.
COOKING: CONSTANTLY BRUSH WITH GARLIC BUTTER.
**Around 5-6 minutes on each side for medium rare.
GARLIC BUTTER: BUTTER+ GARLIC+ GARLIC POWDER
MASH: POTATOES+ MILK+ BUTTTER+ S&P
|Best Squid Ever, a REVELATION.|
CRISPY FRIED SQUID: FLOUR+ CORNSTARCH+ FIVE SPICE+ EGG
**Dip in egg before coating with the dry mixture
**Equal amounts of flour and cornstarch
**Score the inside of the squid in a criss-cross pattern to ensure it curls up.
**2 minutes for cooking time ensures tenderness.
As for dessert, I made a panna cotta, and it had some mangoes on top. It wasn't that fabulous that's why I'm leaving it out.
I know, the pictures are a little bit of a disgrace but then I was so busy to style the dishes and take epic pictures since everybody just dug in.
** Obviously there aren't any measurements, it's for you to adjust to your own taste!;)
So dear readers, what did you have for Christmas Eve?