*Tring tring* is what you hear when you sit down at The Test Kitchen in Cape Town. This lovely lady will offer you some bubbly or other refreshments whilst you peruse the menu. How gorgeous is this vintage drinks trolley?
Caro de Waal (our Editor) indulged in THe Discover Menu paired with wine. THis is what you can expect:
The amuse beofre the amuse. The famed plate of tastebud ticklers - Billionairs shortbread, snoek, mushroom on toast, croquette.
Amuse bouche: Trout with goats cheese and fresh apple.
Home dried tomato, black sesame and aubergine puree, burnt aubergine jelly,
local goats cheese and aged balsamic. Paired with
Sequillo White Blend 2011.
Grilled scallop, asparagus, tofu miso suke, braised scallop dressing,
miso on toast, braised shitake, raw shitake. Paired with
Springfield Life from Stone 2012.
Assiette of autumn mushrooms. Paired with
Almenkerk Chardonnay 2011.
Wild mushroom and duck liver chawanmushi, morel glazed sweetbreads,
variety of onions, burnt thyme foam. paired with
Lazanou Organic 2009.
Plum cured foie gras, guava and cinnamon confit, halva croquette, pulled biltong
Quion Rock Vine Dried 2011
Lightly smoked beef fillet, gorgonzola catalan, fresh pear, candied pecan nut,
grated nutmeg, miso cured egg yolk. Paired with
Sadie Family Old Vine Series Treinspoor 2011.
Sorbet with apple.
Pigs head and blue cheese. Paired with
Paul Cluver Riesling 2011.
Pan fried line fish, cauliflower and quail egg ravioli, charred spring onion and fennel salad,
roasted fish velouté. Paired with
Paul Cluver Riesling 2012.
The brand new dessert - just go and try it if you like all things chocolate.
Caramelised poached pear, beurre noissette ice cream, brioche. Paired with
Thelema Riesling Late Harvest 2009.
Friandise of Millionaires shortbread, chocolate covered honeycomb and handmade fruit pastille.
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