Sunday, March 14, 2010
An impromptu get together.......
An impromptu get together
What do you do when you find yourself having a little impromptu get together? I love little imformal get togethers and my motto has always been to make them as simple as possible. Yet, I do want everything to be fresh and delicious. The first thing I will do is head out to one or more of my favorite stores.
Number one on my list of stores is always my favorite fruit market. For this particular get together I bought some cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, a mixture of olives, an aray of cheese, and some thin sliced hard salami.
Next it was off to my very favorite Lebanese restaurant. There I picked up a tub of the best and freshest humus in town. I also got an order of lemon garlic butter. It's my favorite! Then I ordered a dozen Lebanese flat breads hot, fresh, and right out of the oven. This bread is sooo good! It goes well with anything. This restaurant has a big stone oven and when you eat there you can actually watch them make the bread.
Then it was off to the number one bakery in our area, because after all, you cannot have a get together with out dessert. At least I can't :>) This time I chose a speciality cake which happens to also be my favorite. It's called a cassata cake. It's actually a torte with whip cream frosting. The inside of the cake is layered with a cannoli type cream.
When I got home all I had to do was chop up the vegetables, cut up the bread, set everything out on the table, put on the music, open a bottle of wine, put the tea water on, light the candles, and I was all set.
Well, there you have it..... Instant get together with all of the foods my family and friends love.
I hope you are having a lovely day ♥
I will leave you with a quote, "Joy is prayer, joy is strength, joy is love. Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls."
Isn't that beautiful?
With warmest regards, Carol