On the 1st March Marleen from the Forge Bistro, in Canterbury, will create a number of dishes of Moorish style and Clive Barlow has been challenged to find wines to match them.
It promises to be a fascinating mix of spices and flavours with 6 courses and a wine to partner each. The menu is below, showing a vegetarian option with each meat dish.The cost is terrific value at £35.00.
Mini chicken skewers with Baharat spices and Muhammara dip (roasted red peppers, walnuts, pomegranate molasses)
Hummus with pomegranates
Zaalak (spicy Moroccan aubergine and tomato salad)
- Tunisian fishcakes (turmeric,cumin,coriander,Harissa,ginger) served with a Harissa and ginger mayo dip
- Prawn tagine with saffron, ginger and fennel -Tagine bil kimroun- (Vegetable tagine with saffron, ginger and olives)
- Chicken tagine with preserved lemon and olives (Falafels with tomato jam)
- Lamb Shawarma in pitta pockets -pepercorns-cloves-cardomom-fenugreek-fennel seeds-cumin seeds-ginger-cinnamon-paprika- (Haloumi in spicy Chraimel sauce)
Tunisian filo cigars -almonds, pistache, honey-
Morocan Fruit compote with orange flower water
Call the Forge Bistro on 01227 788 022 to book your place! £35 per head. Starts 7:30pm
The Forge Bistro is at 61 Dover Street, Canterbury, CT1 3HD.