Private Dinner Party, Marco and Family, Lymington
"Wow, what an amazing evening we had. The food produced for my mum's 70th dinner party was at the highest level and possibly the best I have had in years. Marco Ciraulo
ChefGary catered a superb private dinner party celebration in Lymington this weekend, cooking for a very special birthday treat in a lovely hired home in the midst of The New Forest. Providing some delicious canapes prior to serving three sublime and gourmet courses, whilst utilising some absolutely stunning ingredients for eight enamoured and friendly guests made for an exciting evening. I was immediately made to feel really welcome and had the huge pleasure of sampling some amazing red wine towards the end of the evening, along with some utmost delicious dessert ice wine, thanks to my fantastically welcoming guests :) Each of the courses were welcomed with the warmest of compliments and it was a huge pleasure to serve every plate of food. Having a vegetarian option at the table was also a massive pleasure to cook and serve and allowed me to balance some other more challenging ingredients..
Chef's decadent array of canapes,
Seared King scallops, black pudding, cauliflower, peas,
Wild mushroom, asparagus, pea and feta risotto,
Trio of roast duck, plum gravy,
Pan roasted breast, crisp confit of thigh,
duck and potato pie, water pastry,
glazed baby carrots, spiced red cabbage,
Mediterranean charred vegetables, halloumi, blush tomato and sunflower seed pesto, fresh basil, lemon, cumin seed and garlic spiced quinoa and cous cous,
Chocolate, orange, hazelnut, whiskey.