Christmas 2013

Christmas 2013

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas is my favourite holiday – I love everything about it, the preparations, the giddiness and the anticipation leading up to the day, the carols and the adorable twinkly lights.

I love that we’re a little compassionate during this season, and I love that I get to spend the day in my PJs, be merry and spend quality time with my very favourite people.

Christmas 2013
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There’s always a peaceful quietness I relish about Christmas day, as always, our day was super relaxed and cozy.
We slept in, ate spiced banana cake with tea and shared a delightful moment hanging out and opening presents.

For Christmas 2013 we decided on dinner instead of the breakfast/brunch we normally do.

We had a little feast of wild rice salad with dried fruits and nuts, lentils baked in pastry (lentils en croute), a simple balsamic vinegar roasted fennel and cilantro and cranberry sauces to go with it.

Dessert was a citrus and ginger Bûche de Noël from one of our favourite bakeries.

I loved the rustic simplicity of our meal and maybe next time we’ll do some baked salmon for the pescetarians.

I hope you had a magical and merry Christmas! 🙂

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  • Reply Bintu @ Recipes From A Pantry

    E, your Christmas seems so colourful and full of joy. Love the gifts as well.

    31 December, 2013 at 12:16 am
    • Reply Elsa

      Thanks B. Hope you’re having a merry wonderful time this holiday season! 🙂

      31 December, 2013 at 1:26 am
  • Reply kitchenbutterfly

    Gorgeous. Beautiful. Lots of light. Constantly amazed

    4 January, 2014 at 6:52 am
    • Reply Elsa

      Thanks dear! 🙂

      5 January, 2014 at 9:43 am

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