Saturday, December 12, 2009

Père Noël

Père Noël arrived yesterday, on a foggy evening, outside Ben's work canteen. He travelled in a horsedrawn calèche, or open carriage.
The family party was enjoyed by all, with fantastic presents for the children and great food - this is aligot, mashed potato with a secret ingredient!
It's a very stringy cheese which gives the potato interesting properties as well as a great taste!

15 comments:

Serenata said...

Hmmm... not sure about the potato/cheesey stuff, but the rest of the evening looks fun :-)

Cape Cod Rambling Rose said...

Looks like a fun time! hmmmm cheese in mashed potatoes... it actually sounds yummy, but that texture sure is interesting! ;)

Lalabibaby said...

Sounds lovely .... cheese in mash is great and that's what gives it that stringy appearance .... try some fried onions in it too .... mmmmmmm ..... that's some sausage too may I say Floss ;-)

Itch2stitch.com said...

Oh stop it Floss! You are making me feel hungry! It looks absolutely fabulous! Suzie. xxx

TheMadHouse said...

How very civilised, we have just attended the Football tots and local AFC's under 8's christmas party. OMG 60 boys and girls all 8 and under going wild for 2 hours!!!

Pomona said...

I do rather like the idea of cheesey potato! I haven't had that since I was a child!

Pomona x

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Sounds like a fun time. I like potatoes with cheese and even tho texture looks "different" it was probably good. :)

Thecraftytrundler said...

Looks very Christmassy! Love cheesey mash. I love cooking carrots, broccoli & any other veg with it, and having a cheesy, veggie mash!
Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Sharon xx

Sal said...

Wonderful ! I do so love this time of year and I also love cheesey potato!
Have fun! ;-)

Lola Nova said...

How festive! Mmmmm, cheesy potatoes.

Sarah said...

My goodness that's very stretchy potato! There must be truck loads of cheese in it. It must be so much fun for the kids to play with. How did the birthday go?

Lululiz said...

I love cheesy mash, but THAT stringy? Errrrmmm, not entirely sure my family could handle that, lol. Perhaps I oughta try it on them though, could get some interesting comments.......

Mami said...

Sounds fun!!
I've never cheesy potato but seems interesting. very sretchy potato! Fsntastic! I'll add to my christmas menu of course,

jeannette stgermain said...

I see that pere Noel is still very limber in his old age:)

juanitatortilla said...

mmm!!! Stringy cheese and potatoes. Can't go wrong with that. I hope you had some?