The menu offers something a bit different, with starters including game pate, Cumberland sauce
and melba toast to Bajan fish cakes with Zanzibar sauce.
For starters my three companions choose homemade chicken liver parfait, red onion marmalade & crisp toasts which was beautifully presented and very light; crispy goats cheese, dressed leaves & Cumberland sauce
which was crispy with the cheese oozing out in a delicious fash ion and seared Loch Fyne scallops, cured pork belly & apple sauce (PS3 supplement) which was very sophisticated and wouldn't have been out of place in a high end city centre establishment.
A teetering tower of black and white pudding was pretty enough, with slices of roasted apple and a nicely fruity Cumberland sauce
, topped with a poached egg.
It's essentially a classic Cumberland sauce
, but with added meat juices or gravy (how VERY York-Yorkshire
After 4-5 mins simmering, add a dollop of Cumberland sauce
and stir to dissolve.
What fruit is the main ingredient of Cumberland sauce
, which is served as an accompaniment to game?
ROAST TURKEY WITH GAME SUET PUDDING, CREAMED BRUSSELS SPROUTS, CHESTNUT PUREE AND CUMBERLAND SAUCE
| 1 turkey breast cut into 4 | 1kg of game sausage | 1 bottle of red wine | 3 tbsp red currant jelly | 6 carrots 1/2 inch diced | 20 button mushrooms | Zest of two oranges | 200g of bacon lardoons | 1 tbsp of chopped thyme | 1 tbsp of chopped parsley | 2 cloves of garlic crushed | 20 button onions | 1 pint of veal stock | 2 tbsp of English mustard powder | 1/2 tbsp of mace | 2oz flour | 2 tbsp of salt | 1 tbsp of white pepper Fry the game mix on both sides until brown then add the bacon lardoons, button mushrooms, and garlic.
I had a very generous portion of silky smooth pate accompanied by Cumberland sauce
and toasted homemade Italian bread.
The a la carte Menu, served from 5pm-10pm, Monday to Saturday, embraces North-West sourced ingredients, with typical starters including potted confit duck with thyme butter, toasted country bread and Cumberland sauce
or the superb Oddfellows' charcuterie plate featuring warm Cheshire brie and a selection of cured meats.
Too time-consuming, buy Cumberland sauce
at a supermarket .
QAm I best to buy my Cumberland sauce
for Christmas or is it easy to make at home?
However, I was able to mask such textural inadequacies with the wonderful fruity explosions of the accompanying rich Cumberland sauce