Sharing plates and platters
Sharing plates and platters can really be your friend. They offer couples and groups the chance to try a larger range of taste experiences in smaller amounts rather than just being limited to one or two dishes, that may or may not be so good.
They are often also full of interesting and beautifully presented foods. A treat for all the senses. These can be ordered per person/two people and extra breads or crackers are usually available if you need them.
Some around Canberra include……
And still on my wish list….
The Green Herring Special (Serves 2 (but is really enough for 4) $32
(Gold Creek, Nicholls)
Includes morsels of the maple and banana pudding, spring rolls, brulee and apple pie
Maple and Banana Pudding – Butterscotch sauce, vanilla bean panna cotta, cinnamon ice cream
Spring Rolls – Chocolate and Bailey’s filled spring rolls, peppermint ice cream, cocoa crumb,
and a coffee dipping sauce
Individual Apple Pie – Vanilla anglaise, apple sorbet, rosemary and apple gel
Lavender Brûlée – Raspberry macaroon, honey crème friache, almond crumble
At Thirst Wine Bar:
Starter plate for 2 people $27.90
A selection of house specialities ;
Your choice of relish, chiang mai sausage, corn fritters & fish cakes
A hot & spicy chilli relish of shrimp paste and tamarind (hot) /nam prik gapi makaam Chef’s favourite
Mushroom and peanut relish / lon het tua li song
Northern chilli relish of tomato and eggplant / nam prik nuum
all served with rice cakes, seasonal vegetables & fresh herbs