I was lucky sufficient to enjoy two, indeed two, Christmas dinners this year with the very first being on Christmas Eve at the achingly lovely Cliveden home Hotel, a short drive from our new house in Windsor.
We adore Cliveden home as well as it was such a pleasure to show my parents around as well as enjoy the most incredible lunch in lovely surroundings. say thanks to you Cliveden House!
Huge say thanks to you to next for my stunning embroidered gown (and all the lovely gowns they’ve sent me over the joyful season), which was perfect for the divine feast that was awaiting us!
Mum as well as I are both using reliable M&S ponchos to try as well as ward off the gale force winds as well as I brought my personalised LV speedy 30 bag, Mum, her Mulberry Bayswater. My heels are Office. Oliver uses a Michael Kors jacket with H&M Christmas eco-friendly trousers as well as a bit Pud Christmas jumper!
Let’s take a better look at my gown (*swoon).
Now onto the food…
5 star Cliveden home hotel kindly offered us with two beautifully decadent spaces so we might enjoy a personal dining experience with them, over a tasty 4 program joyful lunch.
Just look at the decorations…
The kids promptly took to playing chess in front of the terminate as we adults sipped champagne as well as cooed over the joyful floral plans as well as ribbon-adorned Christmas Tree.
It was definitely a space with a view.
With program after program of a pre-arranged menu of tasty as well as completely cooked dishes, we enjoyed the following:
Terrine of hay baked poultry as well as roast root vegetables, raisin and caper purée, toasted sourdough.
Flame grilled Cornish mackerel as well as scallop, cucumber, kohlrabi, ponzu.
Slow cooked duck egg, Maple glazed squash, barley, sprouts as well as toasted oat crumble.
Butter poached as well as roasted copas farm turkey, traditional accompaniments as well as roast turkey jus, roasted haunch of wild venison, fondant potato, parsnip, cauliflower, bay as well as cranberry.
Fillet of stone bass, grilled leeks, broccoli, mussel, as well as potato.
Cliveden Christmas pudding, brandy foam, burnt butter ice cream.
Yoghurt parfait, marinated pineapple, yeast tuile, lime as well as mango.
Mincemeat as well as white chocolate crumble tart, Muscovado ice cream as well as crème anglaise.
Chocolate brownies for the youngsters as well as then spiced truffles as well as blackcurrant meringues with coffee!
What a meal!
It was such a wonderful Christmas lunch with the delightful Johanna on-hand offering us excellent as well as thoughtful service as well as shared her German Christmas memories.
Thank you so much to Cliveden home for a Christmas lunch we shall never forget.
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