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Farmhouse Table Supper: “Saffron and Salt: A feast inspired by the cuisine of coastal Iran”
July 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm$75
East Forty Farm is a working farm, and as you dine you will hear the cow’s bells as they graze in the field; contented grunts from the pigs in their forest pasture; and assorted clucks and quacks. The early evening is filled with bird song, and the Medomak River is illuminated by the setting sun in the distance. Each supper has a theme and the summer series is prepared by guest chefs.
We travel to Persia for the inspiration for this supper, prepared by Louisa Shafia. The menu will feature local seafood and in season vegetables spiced with exotic seasonings.
Hors d’oeuvre: Oysters with fresh mint mignonette
Starter: Mussels in tomato saffron sauce, parsley, with flatbread for dipping
Entrée : Chile saffron fish kabobs with grilled tomatoes and onions
Basmati rice cake with potato, turmeric, and cilantro
Beet yogurt with mint and garlic
Tangy chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, and scallions with toasted nigella seeds
Grilled corn with ricotta, dried lime, chili – a Persian twist on Mexican corn
Dessert: Saffron and rose water ricotta ice cream, toasted pistachios, cardamom shortbread cookie
$75 per person, BYOB