Around the World Degustation Dinner


Around the World Degustation Dinner was held on 12th of June at Lagoon.  It was an AMAZING event, every guest received a passport which included their menu.

Restaurant Manager, Ray Smit

Restaurant Manager, Ray Smit

 

First stop was the Outback Australia wherewe enjoyed Outback Damper – Lemon Myrtle, Lager, Honeycomb & Dehydrated Ants.  Arrival drink was Stonefish Cuvee Brut – Rich creamy palate with a crisp & clean finish

 

Japan

Japan

Then we took off to Japan where we enjoyed Sashimi of Scampi, soy pearls, creamed horseradish

Japan

Japan

 

 

Bags packed and on the way to Greece, we were served Alpha Sauvignon Blanc, Florina Greece. Rated in the Top 15 SB’s in the

Greece

Greece

World. Beautiful fruit characters of a SB with a dryer finish.  dined on Deconstructed Greek Salata – Anchovy Dust, Heirloom Vine ripened tomatoes, Dried Kalamata Olives, Fetta Truffle Foam, Sous Vide Octopus.

 

LONDON CALLING – Bloody Mary Champagne – Ice filtered Bloody Mary, osmosis flavoured Celery & tabasco pearls

France

France

 

On our way to France we enjoyed Daniel Etinne Defaix Chablis – From Chablis in France. Classic match to snails. Crisp Dry white.  On the menu Escargot – Sautee, Parsley Terrine, Raddish Carrot Trail.

 

Tibet

Tibet

 

Next stop China – Tibetan Tea – Chicken, Dark Steak, Bell Soup, Chai Spices

 

Thailand

Thailand

Thailand here we come – Wagyu Thai Beef – Rice Crackle, Infused Baby Roma Tomato, Inject Coriander, Wagyu, Baby Raddish & Thai Syrup , matched with 2003 Forester Cabernet Sauvignon.  Full bodied. Rich lingering fruit driven finish. Margaret River WA

 

 

 

Kangaroo

Kangaroo

Back to the Aussie Outback for Kangaroo Loin – Camp fired w Charcoaled Soil, wrapped in Paperbark, served w native Australian Berries, Herbs, Spices & Coastal Greens.  Matched with 2010 Di Giorgio Shiraz, Coonawarra SA. Big, Full bodied Ripe raspberry and mulberry flavours with nuances of pepper & spice.

Amazon - Brazil

Amazon – Brazil

 

Palate cleanser was found in the Amazon Rain forest – Acmella Flower Gel – has numbing properties.

 

 

 

Morocco

Morocco

Morocco!  Beetroot & Goats curd w Tunisian Pastry, Beetroot Powder, Smoked Goats Curd & Moroccan Dried Fruit.  Matched with Wicked Secrets Pink Moscato, Kiwi fruit, raspberries & strawberries w beautiful bubbles.

LEK around the world

 

 

 

Persia

Persia

 

Final Destination Persia – Honey Pistachio Gelato, Caramelised Pastry. Iranian Fairy Floss. Perfectly matched with Persian Espresso Martini.