Weekend of Food 2014

The Weekend of Food party, celebrating the cheese board

The Weekend of Food party, celebrating the cheese board

This year, we decided to embrace France and so the Saturday dinner was a French feast. It was magnifique!

Friday daytime: A visit to La Cave à Fromage

Friday night: Light tapas at home, including home-made hummus

Saturday brunch: Indian fusion at Dishoom

Saturday dinner: 

Canapes: Rillette and foie gras on baguette, paired with champagne

Starter: Garlic soup, paired with Malbec

Main: Duck breast à la Rick Stein, paired with Malbec

Side #1: Pommes Anna, paired with Malbec

Side #2: Green beans with garlic and toasted walnuts, paired with Malbec

Cheese platter: Provided by La Cave à Fromage, accompanied by walnut-raisin loaf and  green salad with toasted walnuts. Paired with Riesling, Pinot Noir and Sauternes.

Part 1: Sainte-Maure de Touraine, Ossau-Iraty and Beaufort d’Alpage

Part 2: Vacherin/Mont d’Or, Munster and Vernières Roquefort Special Reserve

Dessert: Assorted macarons, provided by Ganache Macaron, paired with Sauternes

Sunday brunch/lunch: Grazing at Camden market


Wine pairings