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Elizabeth David's Christmas by Jill Norman

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  • Potato, tomato, and celery soup

    • veronicafrance on December 26, 2011

      This is a very nice, simple soup -- it would be good as a Christmas dinner starter, as ED suggests. I'd be tempted to use tinned tomatoes in winter, for better flavour and colour. Blogged here, along with a review of the book: http://www.larecettedujour.org/2011/12/elizabeth-davids-christmas-potato-tomato-and-celery-soup.php

  • The good daughter's mincemeat pudding

    • veronicafrance on December 26, 2011

      This was delicious. Basically bread and butter pudding with mincemeat in it; I used some stale brioche. Don't bother with the butter, you really don't need it with the fat that's in the mincemeat. Great solution if you have mincemeat left over and are either bored with mince pies or can't be bothered to make pastry. I blogged about it here: http://www.larecettedujour.org/2011/12/three-good-things-to-do-with-mincemeat.php

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  • ISBN 10 0141015322
  • ISBN 13 9780141015323
  • Published Mar 08 2006
  • Format Hardcover
  • Language English
  • Countries United Kingdom
  • Publisher Penguin

Publishers Text

Throughout her pioneering career, food writer Elizabeth David often talked about wanting to compile a Christmas book. She collected recipes, articles, and notes and even went so far as to write an introduction for the book. And now it has become a reality. Beautifully written and illustrated, Elizabeth David's Christmas contains around 150 recipes and is designed to take the strain out of providing festive food. From mince pies, stuffings, and turkey, to simple first courses, party dishes, and a range of desserts, all the classics are here for the making.

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