A delightful evening with Ron Silliman, Tom Konyves, Geof & Nancy Huth - which Geof has blogged better than I could: http://dbqp.blogspot.com/. - his camera is better too, though this seems to be the only picture of Barney (with GH) in which he isn't a whirling fur shape.
Canapés: smoked salmon and sour cream blinis accompanied with Petillant de Syrah
Pan-fried fillets of Salmon with ginger & chilli spiced ribbons of courgettes and a lemon & parsley dressing accompanied with Stellenbosch Chenin Blanc
Fricassee of spring chicken in a white wine, cream and asparagus sauce with crushed new potatoes accompanied with a Rio Verde Sauvignon Blanc
A trio of strawberry treats: Strawberry & Chocolate meringue; home-made strawberry ice cream and a chilled Strawberry & Chilli cocktail followed by Coffee (and tea for the Americans) and Cloud Berry liqueur