Friday, 30 March 2012
What food can he come up with? What music goes?! How good to challenge ourselves in such a way.
In this evening we answer the question: how many of the games have a ball. It's been something I know you have wanted to know forever.
Music: Spotify playlist. I went through each games at the olympics to see what tunes have been made about them. Very varied list!
He wanted a bit of a ring motif for the starter - hoping for squid rings, but the shop let him down. He did well with mini ciabatta rolls toasted and made into rings with the aid of a small cookie cutter. Served up with balsamic vinegar (from our Italian trip) and olive oil.
The Many Balls of the Olympics (with tomato sauce served with spaghetti) -->
Going through the list of the games in the Olympics, I counted nine that needed a ball :-) So really we should have nine meatballs each, though we went with nine between the two of us because we are not greedy at all.
He followed a recipe that had venison and pork, which he minced together - the texture was really meaty. They were as dissimilar to the Ikea meatballs as one could get. Yes, that's a good thing.