Our appetizer was Cilantro Crab Cakes with a fresh Peach Salsa on pastry rounds. A perfect opening to a great meal.
A before dinner aperitif....Just a little something to clear the palette.
Always plenty of great wines!
Our salad was a beautiful mango and cucumber salad
Followed by a simply prepared grilled swordfish with mango, cucumber and melon served with a lime sauce and topped with a quinoa and orange salad.
Check out these beautiful biscuits. The basket included a variety of homemade biscuits that included sunflower seeds, sesame seeds and scallions. I am not sure I could possibly name all the varieties that we were enjoying. What I can tell you, I was not able to stop at just one biscuit covered in butter but, at least three!
Dessert was a mango cheese pie! Cool and refreshing.
Finished up our evening eating chocolate drizzled fortune cookies and reading our fortunes to each other.
Next month's theme is Tailgate. The college football season begins on Saturday. If you know folks that follow college football, then you know they take their college football seriously. Our family are University of Florida Gator fans ( My Alma Mater) and we are going to be having loads of fun, eating and tailgating and SMAK talking with our rivals!
I would love to hear about any great ideas for cooking club themes that you may want to share. We are always looking for new ideas.
If you are interested in starting your own cooking club and need some tips don't hesitate to contact me, I would love to help.