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Foodies... What us the best thing you have eaten this year?

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ChristmasAlready Mon 30-Dec-13 19:51:06

I have two options....pigs knuckle and dumplings in prague. Or a curried salad I made from Good Food.

What is yours?

ChristmasAlready Mon 30-Dec-13 19:51:35

Is not US


madamecake Mon 30-Dec-13 19:55:06

Felicity Cloake's perfect pulled pork with homemade bourbon barbecue sauce. Off to look for the curried salad recipe...

NettoSuperstar Mon 30-Dec-13 20:03:11

Tonkotsu, or the egg masala from Rick Stein's India

frenchfancy Mon 30-Dec-13 20:04:30

Crispbread spread with brebis cream cheese topped with a slice of home grown tomato (the one called ananas was the best) and a slice of home grown cucumber.

It was a close run thing between that and sourdough toast with quince jelly.

dontcallmemam Mon 30-Dec-13 20:07:42

A mushroom risotto with truffle shavings. Simple but soo good.

ChristmasAlready Mon 30-Dec-13 20:16:13

Madamcake, it was this one...

Needs to be eaten in the garden, in summer smile

Taffeta Mon 30-Dec-13 20:28:57

Chettinad chicken and chicken pasanda, with green chutney from Rick Steins India.

Plus some gorgeous Indian again that I didn't cook at Dishoom. The black dhal especially.

ChristmasAlready Mon 30-Dec-13 21:54:57

I haven't got rick steins India but I will add it to my wish list, thank you

JanetAndRoy Mon 30-Dec-13 21:57:13

Bacon Jam on hot buttered white toast.

Ruprekt Mon 30-Dec-13 21:58:17

Slow cooked pigs cheek (60p bargain from Waitrose) with creamed celeriac

ChristmasAlready Tue 31-Dec-13 10:00:11

Pigs cheek sounds worth trying smile

hulahoopsilove Tue 31-Dec-13 11:59:55

My sisters roast potatoes on Christmas day...absolutely gorgeous!!!

AndMiffyWentToSleep Tue 31-Dec-13 12:03:12

Smittenkitchen's mushroom bourgignon.
Actually that comes a close second to ridged kettle crisps (salt&vinegar flavour). Food of the gods!

<wonders if that answer disqualifies me from being a foodie>

frenchfancy Tue 31-Dec-13 12:56:52

Definitely doesn't disqualify you miffy. I've been eyeing up the mushroom bourgingnon recipe for a while,I must try it. (can't get ridged salt and vinegar crisps here unfortunately sad )

JonSnowKnowsNothing Tue 31-Dec-13 13:00:09

roasted pheasant, mustard mash, gravy made with the roast pheasant juices and grilled mushrooms. Simple but unbelievably delicious.

pregnantpause Tue 31-Dec-13 19:05:44

I don't think I'm a foodie exactly, but I love food, and this year I made a Vietnamese steak salad that was very memorable, but ottolenghis chicken and spiced freekah from Jerusalem has really left an impression and changed, or maybe influenced, the way I cook.

AndMiffyWentToSleep Tue 31-Dec-13 20:47:24

I can't get them where I am either, French. But they're top of my wish list when I go home or have visitors!

dairymoo Tue 31-Dec-13 21:09:38

Tonight's lobster mac & cheese. A worthy last meal of 2013.

BonaDea Tue 31-Dec-13 21:12:57

We had pigs cheeks last night and they rocked!!

SuckItAndSee Tue 31-Dec-13 21:14:05

bacon fat popcorn
<lowers tone of thread>

Penguinttc Sat 11-Jan-14 03:24:04

Sweet potato fries... From eds dinner. I'd never had them before! Oh and I made my first ever pumpkin pie, and that was bloody lovely!

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