Tasting Plates Commercial Drive

On Wednesday September 4, we presented our annual Commercial Drive tour with a selection of eateries. Started off the evening with delicious Italian pasta which featured an optional wine pairing after guests registered.

Federico’s Supper Club·     

Gnocchi di barbabietola – house made red beet gnocchi, olive oil, beet puree, shaved Parmigiano Reggiano, pea shoot garnish 

Penne con broccolini e patate – penne aglio e olio with broccolini, diced potatoes, peperoncino, pangrattato

Pasture to Plate ·      

Mini Charcuterie Platter –featuring a variety of P2P charcuterie items, made with beef and pork.

JamJar

Cold : ·      

Tabbouleh Salad (VE) Parsley, tomato, borghol, seven spices, onions ·      

Cauliflower Fatteh Salad (VE) Tomato, olive, tahini and pita crisps

Hot: ·      

Majadra and Batata Harra (VE-GF) Lentil black bean stew with spiced potatoes ·      

Chicken Taouk (GF) Yogurt marinated chicken thighs, oregano, garlic, on brown rice & toum dressing 

Grounds for Coffee     

World Famous Cinnamon Bun 
Made fresh daily by hand using locally-sourced, wholesome ingredients – made without trans fats, hydrogenated oils, eggs, bleached flour, nuts, raisins or preservatives. Iced with vanilla-bean cream-cheese icing.

Savoury
* Flatbread – Baked with homemade dough and local seasonal vegetables 

Sweet
* Mini Muffins, Mini Cookies & Bun Bites

Drinks
* Cinnamon Bun Frappe, Iced Americano, Non-Dairy Smoothie, Iced Chai 

Fratelli Bakery  

Sicilian cannoli dipped in roasted pistachios ·    

 Bomboloncini, baked donut filled with Nutella and coated in sugar ·      

Eccles, flaky puff pastry with currants, almonds and cinnamon ·      

Espresso almond biscotti dipped in chocolate ·      

Lemon whip bigné 

The restaurants and cafes featured unique and tasty dishes to our guests to eat and drink throughout the event.

By: Richard Wolak

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