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Hallowmas at Harrowgate Heath

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

“Double, double, toil and trouble;
Fire burn, and cauldron bubble…
…By the pricking of my thumbs,
Something wicked this way comes.”

For those goode folk who are not faint of heart, a sumptuous Feast will be prepared to accompany your Hallowmas evening revelries. We challenge you to try our tasty Treats. Tantalize your taste buds with our Tricky little dishes. Tuck yourselves in at our tables…if you dare!

The Feast is scheduled to begin approximately 6:00 p.m. Limit of 50 spots available, so please reserve early! There will be off-board space available. For the comfort of our guests, there will be a 30 minute repose between removes so you may enjoy some entertainment.

First Remove:

Savoury Breads and Butter

Sweet and Sour Serpens
("Hwerhwettan Wyrtmete" - cucumber salad)
Cucumber and onion salad with a honey vinegrette dressing. Ex-ssssss-ellent!

The Shattered Clutch of Huginn and Muninn
(Spinach and Swiss quiche)
A fluffy egg pie with spinach, Swiss cheese and spices.

The Foaming Blood of Cetus
(Red wine risotto)
Arborio rice simmered in dry, red wine and flavoured with Parmesan cheese.

Culhwch's Triumph: the Boar Ysgithyrwn
(Pork tenderloin with honey, rosemary and orange marinade)
Juicy pork with a sweet marinade, roasted to perfection.

Soul Cakes
(Spiced ale biscuits)
A traditional Hallowmas treat, these biscuits are baked with ale, sherry, dried fruit and spices.

Second Remove:

Savoury Breads and Butter

Rat Tail Soup
(Harvest vegetable soup)
A hearty, root vegetable soup garnished with julienne parsnips.

Bashed Squeaks
(Bashed "Neeps")
Mashed carrots and turnips with melted garlic butter and seasoning.

(Fresh pasta primavera)
Vermicelli pasta tossed with grilled vegetables, herbs, Parmesan and olive oil.

Rat on a Stick
(Skewered chicken with a citrus glaze)
Tender chicken thighs roasted and skewered, glazed with a sweet orange sauce.
Allergy Alert: Sliced almonds used as a garnish

Baked Apples of a Sinister Nature (…and we don't want any LEFT-overs!)
Baked, spiced apple tarts.



An ingredient and recipe list will be available on request.

"Soul Cake, soul cake, please good missus, a soul cake.
An apple, a plum, a peach, or a cherry,
Anything good thing to make us merry!”