Competition summer 2012-2013 - best food shot. Best photo shot wins a ticket to our January or February events. Send your photos to email.
First set of photos from Masha M: Entre: oysters, prawns with garlic and herbs, red caviar Main: Trout whole fish backed stuffed with dill, lemon, herbs and garlic Side: fennel and apple salad; king oyster and other variety of mushrooms cooked with herbs, capsicum and mini-tomatoes; wild black rice, pumpkin, red capsicum and leek cooked with herbs to perfection Desert: flour-less chocolate cake from Thomas Dux, assorted French cheeses served with figs and pomegranates, Vanilla ice cream with Port and sweet Cherry Liqueur Plus cheese platter of selective French cheeses decorated with figs, pomegranates, blueberries and fresh garden flowers The recipes were taken from Epicurean website.
There are just a couple of photos of the strawberry jam I made from fresh strawberries, brown sugar and some good quality champagne - two New Year presents for my friends. It is out of competition - just for looking (NM):
There are some photos from Natasha A - NY celebration - some sensational Russian salads and organic chicken baked with majoram and thyme. There are lots of other snacks on the table - no names for these dishes though except the ones that I know: marinated cucumbers and tomatoes Olivie (or Russian salad) Green garden salad Bessarabia yellow bell peppers Russian vinegrette stuffed eggs potatoes cooked with dill, garlic and butter marinated herring shuba (herring wih beetroot and eggs) rye bread baby peppers stuffed with goat cheese, hummus, home made deep with pine nuts and semi-sun dried tomatoes (all home made) A real NY table feast: