Christmas Post!

I know it’s a bit late for a Christmas post, but I can be a bit lazy when there are a lot of photos involved!

Because we exchange gifts with Sinterklaas, we celebrate Christmas with a big dinner and everyone prepares a course!

Koen and me in our Christmas clothes!

Koen and me in our Christmas clothes!

I will begin with photos of the family!

The Brörmann family

The Brörmann family

 

The original Brörmann's

The original Brörmanns

 

The children and Bosje

The children and Bosje

 

This is us last year, Christmas 2012!

This is us last year, Christmas 2012!

 

Koen and me again

Koen and me again

 

Sofie and me!

Sofie and me!

Now for the food!

The Christmas table

The Christmas table

 

Soup cocktails, my course!

Soup cocktails, my course! (Heavily filtered tomato soup with vodka)

 

My soup cocktail served alongside Dook's seafood medley of shrimp, seared tuna, and tuna tartare

My soup cocktail served alongside Dook’s seafood medley of shrimp, seared tuna, and tuna tartare

 

A quick photo of Dook's dish in the making

A quick photo of Dook’s dish in the making

 

Gluten-free bread by Nikki and Brigiet

Gluten- and Lactose-free bread by Nikki and Brigiet

 

Parmesan bread (so very much Gluten and Lactose inclusive) by Nikki and Brigiet

Parmesan bread (so very much Gluten and Lactose inclusive) by Nikki and Brigiet

 

Koen's course consisted of gelatinized dill with salmon mousse and aioli

Koen’s course consisted of gelatinized dill with salmon mousse and aioli

 

More bread by Nikki and Brigiet! This time Pakistani bread with a spinach dip

More bread by Nikki and Brigiet! This time Pakistani bread with a spinach dip

 

Sofie took care of the vegetables - asparagus and a salad of rocket and peach (with avocado and goat cheese on the side)

Sofie took care of the vegetables – asparagus and a salad of rocket and peach (with avocado and goat cheese on the side)

 

Delicious trio of meat! Livar pork (special pork out Limburg in the Netherlands), steak, and Els's chicken legs

Delicious trio of meat! Livar pork (special pork from Limburg in the Netherlands), steak, and Els’s chicken legs

 

A delicious wine to go with dinner!

A delicious wine to go with dinner!

 

Barbara made a delicious dessert, all made from scratch - chocolate ice cream with candied nuts and mango sorbet!

Barbara made a delicious dessert, all made from scratch – chocolate ice cream with candied nuts and mango sorbet!

 

Barbara also made her famous chocolate to go with coffee, consisting of dark and white chocolate, nuts and caramel

Barbara also made her famous chocolate to go with coffee, consisting of dark and white chocolate, nuts and caramel

I am glad we decided to take photos before eating! So much delicious food!

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