Blog

Category for company blog and news

President Obama and the 1st Lady’s Lunch Menu

Posted at June 19, 2011 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment

This is a menu that I designed for the Obama family if I was to cook for them, as discussed on Sunshine Radio this morning with Andrea Hayes.

Canapés…..

Smoked Salmon Blinis with Crème Frâiche, Dill, and Caviar d’Aquitaine (Bordeaux)

Fillet of Beef with Horseradish

Nutty Goats Cheese Bites

Arancini Risotto Balls

 

To Start…..(Choice)

 

Appetizers

Soft Shell Crabs with an Asian Dressing

Dublin Bay Prawns with Garlic

Pea & Mint Soup

Melon Salad

 

Selection of Homemade Breads

Light Rye Bread, Grissini – Italian Breadsticks, Toasted baguette, 100% Wholemeal Multigrain Bread, Ciabatta Bread

 

To Feast….. (Choice)

Beef Dish

Fillet of Beef with Glazed Sweet Cherries (with and without a herb crust)

Served with Asparagus Spears and a Spiced Jus

Lamb Dish

Rack of Lamb with Pink Grapefruit, Rosemary and a Honey Jus

Served with a Mint & Coriander Salsa

From the Sea

Fresh Lobster, with Asparagus Spears and a Tarragon Cream Sauce

Accompaniments

Braised Leeks with Baby Gem Lettuce, Mint and Peas

Roasted Diced Potatoes with Rosemary and Garlic

Potato Puree with Truffle Oil (optional)

Steamed Caramelised Carrots

Green Salad

 

Malia Anne and Sasha’s Children’s Menu…..

 

Homemade Pizza’s with a selection of toppings

Chicken Goujons

Chunky Chips

 

To Indulge…..

Pudding

Frangipane and Pear Tart with an Apricot Glaze and Caramelized Oranges

Homemade Vanilla & Rhubarb Ice-cream

Homemade Vanilla Ice-cream

Thai Infused Fruit Salad

Knickerbocker Glory

Chocolate Fondant

 

Speciality Cheese Board

 

Tea/Coffee & Chocolates

 

And Later….

Spare Ribs with Andrew’s BBQ sauce

Served with Mashed Potato

 

My Signature Picnic Basket Starter

Chicken Liver Pate, Tzatziki, Tapenade, Hummus, Cold Meats

Selection of Homemade Breads

Light Rye Bread, Grissini – Italian Breadsticks, Toasted baguette, 100% Wholemeal Multigrain Bread, Ciabatta Bread