May 2011 Meeting - Matching Food and Wine

May 2011 Meeting - Matching Food and Wine

Our May meeting was a ‘Matching Food and Wine’ meal at the Indulge Restaurant at the Centre for the Arts in Hitchin when a selection of French wines from The Wine Society were matched to the French Night theme evening menu...

The menu for the evening was as follows:

 

 Aperitif

The Society’s Saumur, Brut

  

Canapes

Cheese & onion puffs

Cherry tomatoes stuffed with cream cheese and chives

Chicken on baguette

  

Starter

Red onion galette

Cave de Turckheim, 2008, Vin D’Alsace, Pinot Blanc 

 

Main

Beef bourguignon

Chateau de Camarsac, 2007, Bordeaux Superieur 

 

Dessert

Almond Grand Marnier mousse with vanilla jelly and fresh fruit

Château La Grave, 2007, Sainte Croix du Mont

 

Petit fours

French fancies & a French surprise

 

Tea or coffee

  

Thanks to the fantastic service provided by the Catering and Hospitality students and staff, we had a most enjoyable night and I’m sure we will want to try something similar next year.