Sorry all but our dinner planned for 3rd April is cancelled due to family illness. On a more positive note we have added a new dinner date on Saturday 9th April instead…lots of lovely new season produce as per the Sunday dinner menu added before….
We will then be taking a little Easter break. Things have been very hectic lately what with filming commitments in London, plus many interesting opportunities under discussion. These are exciting times for Moel Faban, but we still need a little rest and time to reflect on where we want to go. That all sounds very enigmatic so sorry about that, but really you will just have to watch this space to see what emerges!!
Our next dinner dates after Easter will be on Saturday 14th May, then Saturday 4th June…
If they seem rather spread out I will also be selling home-made produce at the Moelyci spring fair on Sunday 17th April and the first Ogwen farmers market (planned for 28th May in Bethesda). I will also be giving a talk and a trifle making demo at the Underground Farmers Market (at msmarmitelovers Underground Restaurant) on Friday May 6th.
Other events or dates will be added as and when they arise so do keep an eye on the blog / facebook for up to date information
Quick update on the menu for the 3rd….
Glamorgan sausages with red onion chutney and steamed purple sprouting
New season lamb with lemon and rosemary, new potato and sorrel salad and butter bean mash (vegetarian option also available)
Rhubarb tart with ginger ice cream (in honour of my BBD competitor…it was wonderful!)….Coffee and biscuits to finish.
If you fancy this contact me soon to save your places xx
I’m pleased, excited and just a little bit embarressed to report that I have been picked to appear on ITV’s new series of Britain’s Best Dish. They loved my focus on local food and producers and really liked my version of the Scottish trifle ‘Tipsy Laird’ so in a couple of weeks time I will be off to cook for the show!
In the mean time though there are secret suppers to prepare and what better way to ward off the late winter blues whilst wooing your beloved than to share an evening of tastebud teasing delights, hopefully with an exotic kick!
On the 12th I hope to tempt with Kir Royale and smoked salmon blini’s (fast becoming a standard introduction to every celebratory meal)
Then bring comfort with a rich, seasonal flavoursome carrot and leek soup with thyme,
Followed with a tantalisingly rich dark chicken mole (or vegetarian mole) with corn tortillas and winter salsa
then prepare to be seduced with a zingy blackcurrant Champagne sorbet.
and if this does not satiate your palate then we will conclude with a selection of cheese, some rich aromatic coffee and dark, delectable chocolate ganache truffles….
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New dates added for the coming couple of months starting with a romantic Valentines dinner….roses on the table, roaring fire, candles, soft music and a menu of lovely local produce….
This will be followed by secret suppers on the 26th of February, 12th March and the 19th March. Keep an eye out for menu’s and themes (still to be confirmed) but email soon to reserve your place
Another summery menu to tempt the tastebuds for supper this Saturday night…
We are planning…crepes stuffed with spinach and ricotta with a smoky chedder cheese sauce, followed by a traditional Bouillabaisse and hopefully that gorgeous chocolate cassava cake that so deserves to be on the menu…all washed down with a bucketful of Caipirinha’s…again….we have to….were addicted!!
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Upcoming dates for supper club are as follows:
Saturday 29th May – evening dinner
Saturday 19th June- evening dinner. Perfect for taking Dad out seeing as it’s fathers day the day after
Saturday 26th June-farmers market dinner (all the good stuff from the Ynys Mon farmers market)
10th July-private party
then we will be taking a short holiday until the end of July
31st July – high summer dinner with cockails on the patio…(Welsh weather permitting!!)
Spaces are limited to 12 per evening so if you would like to attend please contact me promptly to reserve a space.
Usual supper club details apply: If I don’t get the bookings the supper doesn’t take place, it is a flat rate donation of £25 for a 5 course meal of near gourmet food and please ensure you can attend before booking because last minute cancellations are a nightmare (often I have to cancel the evening, or let my suppliers down, or end up out of pocket)
Thanks everyone, hope to see you over the summer
Cocktails on sticks….(maybe Pina Colada….good old Barry Manilow!!) and milkshake lollies
Homemade Vegemite bread sticks
Either a lobster, snapper or mussel starter….something with Caribbean flavour in keeping with the next course….
It had to be chicken with all the references out there, so it will be Jerk chicken with Jamaican rice and black eye peas (authentic recipe sent, interestingly, by a previous ‘death row’ prisoner…who was given a reprieve (eventually) although he is still in prison starting his 24 year. He is also a working artist who has regularly collaborated with one of our own local artists (www.rkart.co.uk/index.cgi) She has brought his images, and the colours and vibes of the Caribbean to Wales.
Gin and tonic sorbet
Cheese and Crackers
Carrot cake and coffee (and even ice cream if we can fit anything else in!!!) and a bottle of Jack
Hope this tempts you
There will be lots of new and exciting things happening at the supper club in the new year…we will be starting student nights, ad hoc cookery courses, hosting a vege Thali night and a Burns night supper….until then we have some spaces left for pre Christmas dinner on 12th December and there are still spaces on Saturday, damn this horrendous weather xx