A Cuban Feast with a Spanish Flair
August 28, 2005
Tapenade stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
Seafood Tapas with Capers, White Beans & Truffle Oil
San Daniele Proscuitto wrapped around Ha’Ogen melon slices with a slice of Turkey fig and Saba Dressing.
Norman Van Aken’s “One-eyed Barbequed Ropa Vieja in Home Fries That Kick” with Middleton Gardens Fresh Lima Beans
2001 Artadi Pagos Viejos Rioja
1995 Clos Erasmus Priorat
1995 Muga Prado Enea Gran Reserva Rioja
Cabra al Romero – A Spanish Goat cheese coated in dried rosemary.
Monte Enebro – This Spanish goat cheese is full–flavored and is slightly salty with a goaty aroma.
La Yerbera – A Spanish Goat cheese coated with crushed almonds. It has a woodsy, earthy appealing aroma plus a slightly nutty flavor with a sharp but pleasant finish.
La Leyenda – A Spanish sheep's milk cheese which is Comte-like with a sticky Brandy-washed rind. It has a floral fruity aroma and a multi-dimensional fruity flavor.
Tronchon – A Cow/Goat/Sheep mixed milk cheese from Spain with a white paste (creamy white) and no rind. It has a slightly sour aroma.
Della Fattoria Semolina Bread
Golden Nectar Farm Grapes:
Niabell, Early Muscat, Himrod, Interlaken Seedless
1976 Lopez de Heredia Vina Bosconia Gran Reserva Rioja (Yum - Jack)
Norman Van Aken’s “My Mama’s Spanish Cream (The One that Children Dream of)”* topped with Tea Together’s No. 17 Provencal Fig with Rum Jam
2000 Alvear Pedro Ximénez PX de Añada Montilla-Moriles
Les Palais des Thés - Thé du Hammam