It was decorated with honey tuile
, a crisp, lacelike cookie made with triple sec, lemon juice and honey; and a hint of a lemon sponge cake with aratilis (Kerson fruit) compote.
It was accompanied by passion fruit, hazelnut crunch, cocoa nib tuile
and salted caramel ice cream.
Served on a bed of quinoa flavored with Cremona mustard and avocado and with quinoa tuile
for garnish -- this is what we mean by contemporary bistro fare -- it is an inspired dish.
For the contest, students will prepare a Mediterranean menu: an appetizer of carrot and white bean harissa with honey-glazed carrots and pan-seared scallops; a main course of chicken roulade with prosciutto, spinach and manchego cheese, and quinoa and wheat berry tabbouleh with grapes tossed in Berber vinaigrette and yogurt sauce; and a citrus ricotta fritter and lemon crme fresh ice cream with caramel tuile
Dessert: Bitter chocolate, ale ice-cream, malt tuile
and smoked caramel.
Kenny finished with a dessert of bitter chocolate, ale ice-cream, malt tuile
and smoked caramel.
For dessert my wife had the Baked New York cheesecake with blood orange sorbet, orange and sesame tuile
(PS6) while I finished with the baked chocolate pudding with exotic fresh fruit and Chantilly cream (PS6) and for both the fruity additions proved refreshing accompaniments to the indulgent main features of the dishes.
Serve with almond tuile
biscuits or wafer curls to dip in, and decorate with a few extra blackberries.
I opt for the Chocolate and Sago Coconut Milk (LE 60), served with caramelized banana and crispy tuile
The dish, entitled My Great Briton, is a Douglas Fir parfait, with lemon verbena gel, white chocolate tuile
and a ewe's milk yoghurt sorbet.
Carriage Hope Street For dessert, I had a raspberry parfait, white chocolate mousse and pistachio sponge (PS8) and my partner had dark chocolate sorbet, cannelloni and tuile
with cherry parfait and kirsch brandy-infused cherries.