Thursday, July 23, 2015

A Fine Dining Food and Wine Pairing Experience...at River Bend Lodge




Food and Wine Pairing Dinner with Graham Beck and Steenberg Wines at River Bend Lodge

A group of Principles from Pam Golding Properties (Eastern Cape) held a two day Workshop at River Bend Lodge recently....and Dinner was a Fine Dining and Wine Pairing experience, where Chef Zayne Grobler planned and created a Menu to be paired with Wines from Graham Beck and Steenberg Wines. (Many thanks to them, and especially Nick van Woerkom for organising  the Wines)

Enjoy the images..!!


.....The Planning, Preparation, Blending, Braising, Tasting, Separating, Folding, Pouring, Tasting, Boiling, Chopping, Cutting, Opening, Steaming, Melting, Stirring, Plating, Serving, part.......
























THE RESULT....!!!!


Cape Salmon, Pea Puree, Wilted Spinach, Pea and Coconut Mousse
Steenberg The Black Swan Sauvignon Blanc 2012


Duck Breast, Parsnip and Apple Puree, Compressed Apples, Danish Feta and Mint Puree, Shaved Cucumber, Duck and Honey Jus
Steenberg Merlot 2011


Lamb Loin and Lamb Breast Pie, Carrot & Cumin Puree, Rainbow Baby Carrots, Shiraz Jus
Graham Beck The Ridge Syrah 2012


Venison Loin, Red Cabbage Puree, Beetroot Brunoise, Shaved Baby Beets, Smoked Pomme Puree, Black Berry Jus
Graham Beck The Coffeestone Cabernet Sauvignon 2011


Chocolate and Cointreau Delice, Dark Chocolate Mousse, Orange Gel, Navel Orange Segments
Graham Beck Rhona Muscadel 2013



Photography by Michael Price and Kate Ferreira (the Cellarmaster at Graham Beck Wines, Pieter Ferreira's daughter)
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