Yesterday though my roommates another friend of ours and myself trekked out to Tesco - our local grocery store. I ended up seeing some great roasts on sale for about 5 euro and had to pick them up! Juhaina, my Swedish roommate and I decided that we would each get one and make them up differently. We also each bought some potatoes and Sarah, my roommate from Iowa made the veggies and bought the wine.
It was an awesome evening of cooking and just hanging out. Here is the proof of our efforts. Juhaina made a spicy rub for her roast along with potatoes gratin. I went for a more herby roast, with garlic, rosemary and olive oil and then put some onion and garlic and rosemary in the bottom of the pan to infuse the gravy for later. They both turned out marvelously and the four of us ate like kings! It was one of the best dinners I've had here if I do say so myself.
Luke, helping to mash the potatoes...my arms started to hurt - we don't own a masher so it was down to a fork for about 7 potatoes.
The lovely table, set by Sarah.
And the rain kept pouring...
Juhaina, ready to eat, eat, eat.
Both waiting to dig in...but they were told they had to wait until everything was on the table.
Our lovely feast.
There's my BEEF! The picture of perfection :p
Too much food!