Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Happy Birthday Mr Brigadeiro!

Today is hubby's birthday, and we started celebrations last Saturday with friends on the beach...frolicking in the sun and waves, enjoying French champagne and nibbling on fresh fruit...it was a perfect way to spend a beautiful Saturday afternoon, which was followed by a beautiful dinner where we shared several entrees and 'nibbly bits':


Birthday card made by our friends' gorgeous 3 year old daughter

Smoked mackerel pate, horseradish snow, beetroot relish, crisp rye bread

House made falafels (made with broad beans - so it was green inside), minted tahini sauce

Coffin Bay 'Valentine' oyster, freshly shucked, mignonette sauce

Kangaroo Island Haloumi, watermelon, mint and shallot dressing

Miso crusted wagyu, coriander pistou, wasabi mayo, pickled mushrooms, soy beans

Ruby summer salad - beetroot, watermelon, rasberry, red cabbage, goats curd, maple dressing

Seared scallops, vichyssoise sponge, smoked ham powder, fried leek, watercress

Kingfish sashimi, shaved mojama, gazpacho vinaigrette, almond oil

My main course: Pork fillet, confit pork belly, apricot stuffing, braised red cabbage, spiced pork crackling

The restaurant had a beautiful view, and the sunset was breathtaking...

I wore the Thakoon SS'08 tie dye coatdress I have been wearing a lot lately (thrice in the last week!)

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Thakoon tie dye coat/dress (love the pleating and tie-dye print...)
Dries Van Noten sandals


Now I am off for more French champagne and birthday dinner...

32 comments:

  1. Oh that all looked delicious and scrumptious!

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  2. Delicious darling!
    And, your dress is wonderful!

    FM~FP~AF

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  3. lovely. i'm a big fan of traditional techniques (tie dye, ikat, batik) done in a contemporary way.

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  4. I love this dress! It looks lovely.
    The food looks delish, where abouts did you dine?

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  5. Beautiful food and beautiful dress - love that shape on you

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  6. This all looks so pretty and delicious! I love your dress too! xx

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  7. Geez B - you eat the best food! I love your food pictures. And the dress!

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  8. The food looks amazing...
    And this dress is superb, I love Thakoon, was especially in love with the strawberry dress from last season...

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  9. Hi Brigadeiro and Happy Birthday to Mr Brigadeiro.

    What cute and special birthday card.
    I´m always impressed about your yummy "i still call them couture" ;) ...food photos.

    The colors and pattern of your dress are simply awesome. Love it very much ;)

    HAPPY JOYFUL DAY WITH YOUR FAMILY!!!

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  10. wow that dress is beautiful. i like how it sort of looks like it has it's own built in jacket. tie dye is tricky, but here it is quite chic!

    happy birthday mr. B!!!

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  11. Stunning coat and yummy meal you had! Happy bday to your hubby!

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  12. Happy Birthday Mr. B. Everything looks yummy!

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  13. Where did you eat? looks lovely!
    That dress is killer too :)

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  14. U look so pretty!


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  15. happy birthday to your husband! hope you had a great day. sunset and food look amazing. xx

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  17. Happy birthday to your SO :)
    I'm laughing loud because your food pictures look again insane, so beautiful.

    I'm off for a Thai dinner, the restaurant was celebrating its opening this week, supposedly be good!

    Btw - I will search for your bag pick, curious how it looks like :)

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  18. Hello Friend, I love love love your blog, it‘s very interesting!!! I really like your style!! i‘ll visit you many times for sure honey.

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  19. beautiful meal-happy bday to him xo

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  21. Yummie food! And are you wearing a dyed jacket over the dress or is it just a dress?
    X, fashionnerdic

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  22. Love the print of the dress.
    And omg those homemade falafels look deeelicious!!

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  23. Many congratulations to Mr. Brigadeiro and meeting many more !!!! Quizás esté mal traducido, sorry .... I enjoy with you this beatiful day and these wonderful dishes, delicious, everything is just for you. Your dress exquisite !!!!! A muaaaaa

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  24. you have one of the most gorgeous dress i have even seen, I am so envy..;p

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  25. looks delicious, especially the oysters -- it's been a while. happy birthday to mr. brigadeiro! xo

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  26. Belated Parabens Mr.B! Love that dress on you:) And the food...yummy!

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  27. Parabens (atrasado) pro maridao! ;)
    O vestido eh estonteante..seu guarda-roupa eh um sonho!

    Beijos:)

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  28. Happy birthday Mr brigadeiro !The food looks so delicious !
    Your dress is so fresh and elegant ! I love the tye dye blue print !

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  29. Love your dress! Its so interesting how it looks like you have a coat over a dress. Gorg! xx

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