Roasted Cherry Tomato and Garlic Spread, Ciabatta
Braised Leek and Prosciutto Pappardelle w/ Porcini Pangrattato, Roasted Asparagus,
Baby Arugula Salad
Lemon Poppy Seed Cake w/ Raspberry Curd and Lemon Buttercream
(not pictured, a delicious bottle of Gruet Blanc de Noirs, NV sparkling wine - I was clearly too busy enjoying to remember to photograph)
This was my birthday dinner. It was incredibly delicious. And all of it was made by my Mom (hi!). Except the cake decorating which was done by my little sister (hi!).
Everything was perfect - food, company, gifts - I could not have asked for a more perfect birthday celebration!