Making a Pretty Plate

Last Christmas I was invited to stay with some friends and colleagues from Germany for the holidays. Every morning we would wake up and fix breakfast. We would set the table. We would prepare the food and we would sit down and enjoy the meal together. The host as she prepared our plates of food, made a point to create beautiful plates. She would put slices of meat fanned out on one half of the plate while complimenting the other half with cheeses. She set out yogurt and fruit and everything was wonderfully staged for the our eating pleasure. Continue reading “Making a Pretty Plate”