Bright New Year’s resolutions, anyone? Well, the ever-inventive Creation Culinary Team is ready and rearing to embrace 2019 with verve and panache. “We’re aiming to tease your taste buds out of their comfort zone with extraordinary taste combinations and out-of-this-world flavour profiling,” says pairing guru Carolyn Martin – and she means it!
According to Carolyn the perfect platform for these culinary adventures is the Creation Small-Plate Pairing Menu, comprising six sensational dishes, each enhanced with an award-winning Creation wine. For their latestrepertoire the team of no less than five inspired chefs has pulled out all the stops to bring you a celebration of aromas, flavours, textures and colours. The magic of the wines richly contributes to this exciting variety show!
In keeping with the 2019 Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration, two Creation Pinots are showcased on the irresistible January menu. The Creation Art of Pinot Noir is richly complemented by the Duck Liver Mousse, Pulled Duck Leg, Pickled Beetroot, Raspberry, Thyme Jus and Sorrel (click here for the recipe) while the Creation Reserve Pinot Noir is a winner with the Roasted Dried Aged Beef Rump with Parsnip, Carrot Purée, Prune Purée and Red Wine Jus (click here for the recipe). Another new ‘wow’ on the menu is the Creation Stars Sauvignon Blanc Late Harvest which is a perfect pairing for the White Chocolate Tart, Litchi Cream, Dried Rose and Litchi, Meringue and Raspberries (click here for the recipe).
“Widening our (and your) culinary horizons is top of our New Year’s resolutions,” says Carolyn. If a visit to Creation is not on your itinerary for the foreseeable future, why not follow the three delectable recipes, order the matching Creation wines and embark on your own sensorial voyage of discovery?
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19 January 8h00 – 12h00: Creation at the Hermanus Country Market, Hermanus Cricket Club
Where friends meet, hug and eat … You can look forward to an amazing array of fresh organic produce, homemade delicacies, artisanal cheese, wheat-free bakes, sought-after local wines, exquisite jewellery and handcrafted gifts – and much more. For more information click here.
25 – 26 January: Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration 2019 at Nidderdale Farm
With the sixth annual Hemel-en-Aarde Pinot Noir Celebration around the corner, lovers of this captivating cultivar will soon be flocking to partake in the festivities. Taking place in the magical open-air setting of Nidderdale farm and surrounds, this sought-after highlight on the South African wine calendar is guaranteed to set your senses soaring.
With a mere 140 full weekend tickets and only 100 additional tickets for the celebrity chef gala dinner available, you are advised to book now.
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