This Friday is the next Passport Adventure Series at Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard. The Israeli Passport Event will bring the flavors of Israel to the orchard in a market setting to create an exotic dining experience. Guests will be able to stroll through the market and sample wine, olive oils and a five course meal via a series of dining station while enjoying live music. Food and beverage director Chef Chris Cook has designed this meal to highlight the best of Israeli cuisine paired with the best Israeli wines.
The menu for the evening is as follows:
Israeli olive oil, cheeses, challah and traditional accompaniments
Whole roasted Hill Country goat with Israeli garden herb couscous, preserved curried lemon, Za’atar spice, cilantro yogurt. Wine: 2011 Dalton Winery, Canaan Red, Galilee Region, Israel.
Roasted garlic and olive falafel, mint pinenut pesto and fresh-squeezed orange juice. Wine: 2010 Kinneret Muscat Hamburg, Judean Hills, Israel.
Grilled turkey shish taouk and schnitzel, preserved vegetable garlic paste, tahini, mint lemonade fresh-squeezed juice. Wine: 2010 Tishbi Cabernet Sauvignon and Syrah, Zichron Ya’Akov, Carmel Mountains, Israel.
Smoked chicken dumplings and seasonal vegetables, garden tomato sauce, olives and pickled onions. Wine: 2011 Dalton Winery, Canaan Red, Galilee Region, Israel.
Orange and almond cake and grilled pear baklava, seasonal berries, chocolate mint, pear coulis, blintzes and Truffles. Wine: 2010 Kinneret Muscat Hamburg, Judean Hills, Israel
Israeli Passport Event
Sandy Oaks Olive Orchard
25195 Mathis Road
San Antonio, TX 78112
Friday June 13, 2014
$65 per person. Reservations are required and can be made online or by calling Sandy Oaks at (210) 821-0044.
Source: Thelma Muraida