I was so pleased with the response to the party and those who took part in the quiz and left their links. I did manage to feature some of the requests but there was simply not enough time to include everyone… So… I will be sharing those guests and their links and music choices in the Blogger Daily slot for the rest of the week.
Here was the Quiz…
- Which is your favourite recording artist or band
- Pizza or Pasta
- Favourite Film
- Person you would most like to meet Dead or Alive
I will get to the music in a moment, but first some recipes for those of you who chose Pasta… courtesy of Silvia’s Cucina… I used to make this when I was in my 20s for dinner parties and it is so easy to make and delicous.
Image by Siliva’s Cucina.
Home-made pasta is the ultimate Sunday Lunch treat in Italy.
Forget about a roast beast with all the trimmings, we need our share of starchy goodness, home-made, of course.
From scratch, goes without saying!
Naturally you can use store-bough dried cannelloni, but the flavor and texture won’t be as luxurious.
And, after all, this is Sunday lunch we are talking about, it’s your declaration of love to your family and those lucky friends invited to your table. It’s well worth a bit of effort.
Just make them do the dishes…
Get the recipe for this delicious cannelloni dish which is one of the first that I learnt to cook in my 20s: https://silviascucina.net/2012/04/11/cannelloni-with-ricotta-and-spinach/
Now time to share some of the guests to the party with their favourite music.. Quite a few opted for the classic pop favourites including The Beatles, ABBA and Queen…three of my favourites too. I will try and find a track from the most popular requests that I hope you enjoy and also post as many of the individual requests too.
I will add any book links and social media and if you are not already following then this is your chance.
Pamela S. Wight
Me? I’m a quiet stay-at-homer. Glass of wine while I listen to the Beatles – I suppose Yesterday is my favorite song of theirs – and sup on my spaghetti & meatballs. Then I watch (for the 14th time? 15th?) GONE WITH THE WIND. In my imagination, Gandhi is sitting with me, cross-legged, and chanting a mantra.
Read the reviews and buy Pamela’s books: https://www.amazon.com/Pamela-S.-Wight/e/B00AYXT6R6
It’s an age thing…used to be Beatles, then possibly Yes, occasionally Ralph McTell, these days, probably Bryn Terfel! One word… oh :blush:
Pizza or Pasta: Pasta. More variety (since I’m a veggie)
Favourite Film: Local Hero. 🙂
Person you would most like to meet Dead or Alive: I thought for a long time about this and couldn’t think of anyone I’d really like to meet; I’d rather stick with my image of them. And I don’t want to meet anyone dead, because, you know – icky!
Noelle contributed the delicious Lobster Thermidor for the party and I did feature that but not her music choice which was also for The Beatles.
You can find Noelle’s books and read the reviews at: https://www.amazon.com/N.A.-Granger/e/B00DN6I8GQ
Here for the Beatles fans is Here Comes the Sun from the Abbey Road Album : https://www.amazon.com/Abbey-Road-Beatles/dp/B0041KVZ1I
Now time to feature some Queen with several guests voting as their favourite. Mary Smith is a fan and I shared Don’t Stop Me Now in the last party post.
Judy E. Martin
Now here are my favourites: Band has to be Queen or Meatloaf, Pasta , canneloni, Fave film has got to be ‘Grease’ I have watched it so many times.
Person I would most like to meet would probably be Oscar Wilde, I LOVE his razor sharp wit as I do Stephen Fry’s too!
Buy Judy’s book at her author page and read the reviews. https://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B01CPOB0M0
John W. Howell
Which is your favourite recording artist or band – Queen
Pizza or Pasta – Both
Favourite Film – Ghost
Person you would most like to meet Dead or Alive. – Kurt Vonnegut
Read the reviews and buy the books: https://www.amazon.com/John-W.-Howell/e/B00HMRWO6C
Read all the reviews and buy the books: https://www.amazon.com/Draculas-Mistress-Carmen-Stefanescu-ebook/dp/B06XNW7RXD
Lucinda E. Clarke
Discover all of Lucinda’s books and read the reviews: http://www.amazon.com/Lucinda-E-Clarke/e/B00FDWB914
Here is A Crazy Little Think Called Love by Queen and I recommend this Platinum set of three Albums of their greatest hits -https://www.amazon.com/Platinum-Collection-Greatest-Hits-III/dp/B00006JIA4
Now time for a little solo action and to kick this off is Bette A. Stevens who is fan like many of us of Josh Grobin
Bette A. Stevens
Favorite recording artist: Josh Groban
Pizza or Pasta? Shrimp Scampi & Linguini
Favorite Film: “Sound of Music”
Person you would most like to meet Dead or Alive.: Emily Dickinson
Read the reviews and buy Bette’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Bette-A.-Stevens/e/B009GOYT1M
Here is one of my favourite tracks from Josh Groban – To Where you Are – You can find this track in this album: https://www.amazon.com/Collection-Josh-Groban/dp/B001LGB4SY
And finally today a request from children’s author Darlene Foster for her favourite Artist Bryan Adams.
Read all the reviews and buy the books:https://www.amazon.com/Darlene-Foster/e/B003XGQPHA
And for Darlene here is Everything I Do and you can find this on the album The Best of Me: https://www.amazon.com/Best-Me-Bryan-Adams/dp/B0000667RO
Thank you for dropping in today and I will be sharing other guests and their music choices over the next few days. Thanks Sally.