An 80th birthday dinner at La Mela Rosa
On Wednesday, our lovely and very elegant friend Norma turned 80. Eight of us had dinner together here to celebrate. Inspired by a Moroccan dinner Rob and I had enjoyed at Il Granaio the week before, I served homous with carmalised onions and flat bread, followed by Moroccan chicken with couscous, a carrot & orange salad and a Middle Eastern eggplant salad. Dessert was the birthday cake - a butterfly this time, thanks again to the Children's Birthday cake Book!
Here is Norma blowing out the candles. I hope to look as good as she does when I get to 80 but I doubt it....