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Jac
Thursday 22 August 2013 8.26pm
A Sunday lunch time meal this time for some of us enjoyed alfresco

Codorniu Vintage Cava 2010
Raspberry & Elderflower Fizz
Marinated Turkish olives

Ocean's Edge Chardonnay 2010
Chateau Palatio Muscadet sur lie 2011
Layered smoked fish Terrine

Lamberti Bardolino Chiaretto Classico 2012
Souvaliki
flat breads
baba ganoush
tabbouli

Cloudy Bay Late harvest Riesling 2007
Vale da Mina 2003 vintage port
Apple and blackberry pie

A fun and civilised lunch with great company thanks to all
Sunday 27 October 2013 3.19pm
A delayed September supper last night:

For the starter course:
A mozzarella, tomato & basil salad, with home made foccacia rolls with home made black & green olive tapenade

Wines to accompany: Cataratto Pinot Grigio 2012

For the main course:
Homemade beef lasagne with green salad

Wines:
Vesuvium 2012 - Italy
Salwey Spatburgunder 2011 - Germany

For dessert course:
Pear & fig turnover with creme fraiche

Wines:
Schloss Johannisberger 2011 Riseling Spatlese
Weinrieder Eiswein 2008

Thanks to everyone for an enjoyable evening

Boroughs Mark & Paul
Thursday 31 October 2013 2.33pm
Was lovely to have experienced the dinner parties over the years but sad to leave now due to the imminent arrival of little one - enjoy
Tuesday 5 November 2013 12.59pm
Don't just disappear - there is life after baby arrives!
Tuesday 5 November 2013 1.20pm
So the Gourmets met in October with rather an international flavour. Pre dinner was a Kir Royal and veg dips.

The first dish was a delicious and unusual combination of salmon and leek in individual tartlets, accompanied by an award-winning South Australian Chardonnay, McGuignan Reserve.

Then we moved on to lemon and Moroccan spiced free-range chicken with vegetables in a maga and couscous. The wine was Australian again, red this time with a Burra Brook Cabernet Sauvignon from the South East.

Finally a masterful (mistressful actually) concoction of white chocolate with cardamom and dark chocolate curls was set off wonderfully by what is claimed to be a Muscat made from the world's richest vines, a Campbells Rutherglen from Victoria, Australia.

Despite all the above deliciousness, we collectively achieved a laudable result in attempting to polish off all the cheese on the board!
Wednesday 27 November 2013 3.45pm
wont disappear - it will be more difficult to commit that's all.

happy to be on reserve list though.

What do people think about 2014 dinner party plan? - should we mix it up a bit? Could someone else organise a rota other than lovely Jac? should we leave it a few months like normal? shall we change the format?... I know I'm not going to be involved as much but was being nosy...
Sunday 15 December 2013 10.53am
I am happy to organise the rota if everyone is happy as I know that it is a lot of work for Jac.
Sue
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