Autumn brings comfort food cravings.
The days get shorter and the temperature gets cooler. We start to think about more hearty foods and curling up with a mug of tea. Pears, pumpkins, squash and my favourite apple crisp.
Autumn Menu Options
Seared foie gras, sauteed italian plums, ginger gelee, toasted baguette
Apple, carmelized onion & gruyere tartes
Endive salad, fresh figs, orange reduction & walnuts
Roasted cauliflower soup, crunchy apple, curry oil
Confit of duck leg, ragout of butternut squash, toasted chickpeas & kale, quince puree
Fresh linguine, mussels, saffron cream, oven dried tomatoes
Pork chop, black mustard sauce, potato gratin, braised turnip & cabbage
Kumquat glazed quail with pink peppercorns, creamed corn polenta, wilted spinach
Fig & brown butter tarte with 5-spice marscapone cream
Individual pear Tarte Tatins
My childhood apple crisp
Gingerbread cake, poached pears, sweet cream cheese