Ann went l fishy’ and prepared Crab Cakes, Mackerel Pate, Salmon poached in coconut milk and Spicy Prawns. We nattered the evening away and in the case of Jo and I, this was helped with assistance from Jo’s extensive stock of gin! Ann and Janet ‘slummed it’ with Champagne!
The cumulative effect of the alcohol meant that we didn’t get as far as Napue, but we are gradually working our way up the proof-scale – these were in their 40s, and Lakes was 43.7%.
Dessert was Fruit Tart, but I avoided it because of the Pastry – it wasn’t too difficult, as the Gin was working its magic making standing up a temporary problem!
The DVD, The Martian, starring Matt Damon, was excellent, and made a refreshing change from most American movies being all ‘cops, car chases and conspiracies’!