Friday, 27 March 2015

Raki supper club, Turkish flavours, in pictures

raki turkish supper club The Underground Restaurant msmarmitelover
pickled green almonds
supper club table
raki and radish yoghurt dip
meze, supper club table, ezme, dolmades, filo triangles, dried aubergines, dolmas in tomato saffron sauce
dried aubergines, msmarmitelover's supper club, turkish food
rolled lemon sole filets with fish mousse and raki
rolled lemon sole fillets stuffed with raki and chervil fish mousse
artichokes in the pot

Black Sea Bottarga, msmarmitelover's supper clubartichoke stewbergamot sorbet

roast quince, black apricot, walnut, mastic flavoured kaymak, pistachio, msmarmitelover's supper club dessert


Mauresque cocktail: raki and orgeat

Pickled green almonds from Istanbul

Black Sea bottarga toasts

A selection of cold and warm meze:
Dolmades, stuffed with Sicilian pine nuts, home made preserved lemon, Bulgarian sheep sheep, green sultanas  
Radish yoghurt 
Broad beans with mint 
Dried stuffed aubergines, Istanbul style with a tomato saffron sauce  
Cheese and mushroom filo parcels dipped in mixed seeds
Mini Imam Biyaldi 
Pickles: cauliflower, turnip, peppers
Lemon sole rolled with cream, chervil and raki sauce

Bergamot sorbet

Roast late season quince with black apricot, walnut and mastic flavoured kaymak cream 

Turkish coffee or apple tea with spoon sweets (home-made peach and vanilla preserve)

Note: as ever MsMarmitelover relies on the inspiration of the day and therefore dishes may change

Guests are encouraged to drink shots of Raki throughout the meal, it is the perfect drink to accompany meze

I will be posting some of the recipes over the weeks to come, the menu items with links go to the recipes.

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