february 2011

Demonstrations at The Food Room in February

Cooking dems at The Food Room

Tuesday 1st February 6:30pm
interactive dem
cost: R350
available places: 12
HOW TO – seduction dinner for 2! Be prepared to create your own Valentine’s extravaganza
on the menu…
oysters topped with an avocado, chilli and lime salsa
bresaola, mozzarella and strawberry skewers
to begin…
tomato and goat’s cheese tarts with caramelized onion and a balsamic glaze.
the main event…
lemon, pinenut and spinach filled chicken, wrapped in bacon and served on a spring onion mash with chargrilled courgettes, rocket and a herbed vinaigrette
a sweet ending…
decadent black forest chocolate trifle for 2

Tuesday 8th february 6:30pm
interactive dem
cost: R350
available places: 12
VEGETARIAN VIBE
on the menu…
a few delicious vegetarian canapés
butternut, gorgonzola and thyme cannelloni with caramelized onion
wild mushroom, almond and goat’s cheese risotto with fresh lemon
asparagus, pea and mint tart with ricotta
chickpea, lentil and spinach curry
chunky vegetable tabbouleh
caramelized pear tart tartin with hazelnuts and Chantilly cream


Wednesday 9th February 6:30pm
interactive dem
cost: R400
available places: 12

NOT SO SCARY SEAFOOD
on the menu…
opening oysters 101
smoked angelfish pate
moules mariniere – mussels with cream, white wine and chunky bread
grilled fish with a lemon, rosa tomatoes and chilli sauce
whole baked fish with homemade tartar sauce
“panned” garlic and coriander prawns on lightly spiced rice
avocado and prawn salad

Tuesday 15th February 6:30pm
interactive dem
cost: R350
available places: 12
GUYS BRAAI NIGHT!
on the menu…
an assortment of easy dips and spreads to serve with crispy bruschetta and fresh farm breads
pork spare ribs – the secret revealed!
beef fillet with roasted tomatoes, rocket and parmesan
chicken kebabs – easy as anything!
seared game fish – simple but delish
a few salady bits and bobs

Wednesday 16th February 6:30pm
interactive dem
cost R350
available places: 12
CAKES AND BAKES
on the menu…
lemon bar cake
chocolate and nut torte with a rich ganache topping
strawberry cream cupcakes
shortbread biscuit shapes
homemade seed bread
French apple and almond tart
smoked salmon, artichoke and asparagus tart

Tuesday 22nd February 6:30pm
interactive dem
cost: R350
available places: 12
QUICK COOKING FROM THE FREEZER AND PANTRY
on the menu…
creamy sweetcorn, coconut and chicken soup
rich tomato, bacon and olive pasta with parmesan
quick and easy haddock kedgeree
prawn, pea, mint and lemon risotto
red thai beef curry
mixed berry and pecan nut crumble with vanilla ice-cream

Wednesday 23rd February 6:30pm
interactive dem
cost: R350
available places: 12
EAST LIGHT LUNCH IDEAS – this time we’re doing it in the evening!
on the menu…
grilled morrocan and yoghurt chicken on a crunchy bulghar wheat salad
baked salmon trout served on a baby potato and artichoke salad with a creamy dill dressing
sticky orange pork fillet, sliced onto roasted butternut and beetroot with a sweet and sour sauce
sesame broccoli and green vegetable salad
asparagus and parmesan phyllo tart