Carolyn' s Absolutely Fabulous Events

Carolyn' s Absolutely Fabulous Events celebrates British Cuisine. Let me show you ideas for entertaining, events and recipes with a British sensibility.  And since I now find myself in Denmark let us get hygge and explore Danish Cuisine and customs.


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Burns Night

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 18, 2017

A Burns night or supper is a glorious excuse to have a party and to celebrate the life and works of the famed Scottish poet Robert Burns.  It is usually held on the weekend near his birthday, January 25th, and is a bright light in an otherwise very dull month. The themes running through it…

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Cock a Leekie Soup

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 17, 2017

This is the traditional soup served at a Burns night.  It is a rich chicken stock served with leeks, prunes and chicken.  I am not sure the addition of bacon is strictly necessary but since leeks and bacon are a fantastic combination I see no harm in occasionally breaking with tradition.  If you make the…

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Beef Bourguignon (Steak Pie)

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 17, 2017

I have already given you my Beef in Guinness recipe and now we are basically doing the same thing but this time the alcohol of choice is red wine.  You can use either all wine, or a mix of wine and beef stock.  In the last thirty minutes of cooking feel free to add some lightly…

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Potatoes Dauphinoise (with picture of scary mandolin)

By Carolyn Eddie | Jan 15, 2017

This is definitely not diet food, unless you mean by diet high carb and high fat content. But, oh, are they worth it. As most of you know I still have not met a potato I didn’t like (have I mentioned my potato obsession) but these are just fantastic.  I am not a big fan…

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We celebrated my daughter's 8th birthday with a very elegant tea party and all the girls were amazed by the beautiful china cups and pots and couldn't get enough of the chocolate coved strawberries and mini pavlovas. Thank you, Carolyn!

Pia, Darien


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