18th Anniversary

Last weekend, to celebrate our eighteenth anniversary we went to the Bayport Cookery. It was during their Morel Fest so we were in for a treat. A couple of sample images (not necessarily what we were served but a good indication):

Yowsa…it was great. Here is what we were in store for:

* ~ First ~
Alaskan Halibut
Pad Thai noodles and morel miso broth

* ~ Second ~
Sockeye Salmon
morels, jumbo lump crab and watercress salad

~ Third ~
Morel Mushroom Frittata
sweet corn, spinach and raw milk cheddar

* ~ Fourth ~
Charcoal Grilled Chicken
soft polenta and morel mushroom gravy

* ~ Fifth ~
Pork Tenderloin
eda mame, morels, and smoked applewood bacon

~ Sixth ~
Beef and Tuna
black & white risotto, port wine reduction, foie gras, and morels

~ Cheese ~
pate choux, morels and aged balsamic

~ Dessert ~
Strawberry Shortcake
morel maple mousse and rhubarb compote

* ~ Number 9 ~
Morel Mushroom Ice Cream
chocolate cake, almond tuile and red wine syrup

The Cookery also has an interesting tradition…a diary on the table, open to anyone to add their notes. We found our own note from our anniversary five years ago. What a treat!

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