Inviting All Foodbloggers
I was tagged for this joint project by my wonderful friends waaaay over in Germany at Kochtopf!
WHICH MENU WOULD YOU SERVE BLOGGING FRIENDS FOR A WELCOME DINNER UPON THEIR FIRST VISIT TO YOUR HOME ?
Since this is my first time ever making a menu.. I am positive I am making a tremendous amount of faux pas... also... its hard to pin point exactly what is "seasonal" in Florida... because in Florida we are growing the summer foods that cant be grown in the rest of the country at this time of year. And at the same time are shipped the foods that the rest of the world considers "in season". I didnt want to kill myself trying to make a real "in season in Florida" menu.. and confuse everyone else in the process... so when it comes down to it... if I wanted to cook for a bunch of other foodies, I'd probably want to stick with what I know I am good at. =)
So here we have it!
Curried Pumkin Soup
Field Greens Salad with Raspberries, Walnuts and Stilton
Tomato and Garlic Shrimp Bruscetta
Pan-Seared Duck Breast with a Raspberry Coulis
& Crisped New Potatoes
Fresh Strawberries with Melted Nutella & Crushed Hazelnuts
Beverage: Since my favorite is red, I'd probably pick mine and Dave's favorite, Chateuneuf de Pape, and perhaps Gewurztraminer with the 2 first courses. The coffee would be made in my nifty little Italian coffee maker.
to this shin-dig I would invite:
Jeff & Stephanie from C for Cooking
Tyler & Amanda from What We're Eating (what kind of masochist am I inviting a chef??)
Maltese Parakeet, Mooncrazy & Doodles from Peanut Butter Etouffee
Ros & The Goon from Living to Eat
Susan from The Porcini Chronicles
I tag them to host a virtual Welcome Dinner, too.