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Elizabeth David's Christmas by Elizabeth David

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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 0718178505
  • ISBN 13 9780718178505
  • Published Dec 24 2013
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 224
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Michael Joseph
  • Imprint Michael Joseph

Publishers Text

The ultimate Christmas food book from the best-­loved and most respected cookery writer of recent times.

The classic Elizabeth David's Christmas contains over 150 recipes, together with a selection of her wonderful articles, notes and introductions on honing kitchen skills and testing recipes.

This book is designed to take the strain out of providing festive food -­ from avoiding hectic last-­minute cooking to using leftovers. All the classics are here: mince pies, stuffings, sauces and, of course, the turkey, as well as simple first courses, party dishes and a range of desserts that make Elizabeth David's Christmas irresistible festive fair.



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