Cooks of Crocus Hill hosts South African wine pairing dinner and class on Friday
If the recent cold spell has put you in the mood for autumn food with an international flair, you're in luck. Cooks of Crocus Hill will be hosting a South African wine pairing dinner and demonstration class this Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. Here are the details: The evening's chef is Roy Goslin of Z Wines USA. A South African himself, Goslin has been working with South Africa's wine industry since he was a child, and he has over four decades of cooking experience, including three years running a Cape Town restaurant. On the menu is a Cape Malay-influenced pickled fish with couscous salad, pasta in red wine with seared calamari, herb-crusted chicken tenderloin, potato and yam gratin, roasted vegetables, and malva pudding--a sweet and spongy apricot pudding with Dutch origins--served with KWV Van der Hum cream liqueur (also known as the original Cape Dutch cream liqueur). They will be accompanied by a fine selection of South African harvest wines. The dinner takes place on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. and will cost you $75. Sign up on the Cooks of Crocus Hill website.
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