Italian Flavoured Wine Dinner

Juniper is pleased to host an Italian Flavoured Wine Dinner. The Dinner will be hosted by Rob Elvy of Small Winemakers

Wednesday February 1, 2006

7:00 pm Seating

Juniper Antipasto Plate
caponta with cured eggplant, cappers,olives, raisin, pinenuts and herbs lemon and saffron inflused salt cod, and fennel herb marinated buffalo milk bocconcino, proscuitto di parma sicilian parchment bread
Majolini Fraciacorta Brut (Lombardia)

Hazelnut, and Sun Dried Pear Crusted Shrimp
served with a roasted cipollini onion-pear vinaigrette
2oo4 Tenuta Ponte Greco di Tufo (Campania)

Bresaola
house cured black angus beef tenderloin served with oven roasted tomatoes and asparagus tossed in basil, with caramelized sweet garlic, parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic vinegar and fruity olive oil
2oo4 La Tunella Pinot Nero (Friuli-Venezia-Giulia)

Porcini and Exotic Mushroom, Mascarpone, and Goat Cheese Risotto
with white truffle oil
1999 Azienda Agricola Bianchi Gattinara (Piedmonte)

Lemon Sorbet

Olive Oil, Valpolicella, Orange, Juniper, and Bay Leaf Marinated Alberta Lamb Sirloin
braised with black olives, roasted shallots, and garlic
2oo4 Luigi Righetti Amarone Capitel de Roari (Veneto)

Bay Laurel and Thyme Infused Panna Conna
served with a black mission fig brioche, muscat grape reduction
2oo4 Luigi Righetti Recioto della Valpolicella (Veneto)

Prix Fix $95

Valentine Day Table d'Hôte

Seatings at 6:00pm and 8:00pm

India Spiced Shrimp and Coconut Bisque
with curried lobster and vegetable bundles
or
Colville Bay Oyster, Exotic Mushroom, and Double Smoked Bacon Ragout
with a parmesan-herb crust
or
Sherry Glazed, Pan Seared Scallops
served on a pumpkin blini, with root vegetable chips
or
Bresaola: House Cured Black Angus Beef Tenderloin
served with oven roasted tomatoes, and grilled artichokes tossed in basil, with caramelized sweet garlic, parmigiano-reggiano, aged balsamic vinegar and fruity olive oil
or
Warm Asparagus Salad
with sun dried tomato tapenade, woolwich goat cheese crumble, and a warm roasted shallot-pepper vinaigrette
or
Ginger-Sesame Marinated Grilled Vegetable Spring Rolls
served with a miso dipping sauce and a ginger dipping sauce
or
Exotic and Portabello Mushroom Arugula, Spinach and Three Cheese Pave
napped with a winter tomato-saffron sauce and an asparagus-roasted shallot-pine nut compote

Curry Glazed, Apple and Herb Stuffed Breast of Grain Fed Chicken
served with a winter vegetable and apple pakora, tomato-ginger chutney and sweet curry reduction
or
Pan Roasted Fennel-Orange Dusted Fillet of Chinook Salmon
served with a roasted red pepper-blood orange vinaigrette, heirloom potatoes and roasted fennel
or
Caribbean Spice Rubbed Grilled Black Angus Beef Tenderloin
served with an island flavoured vegetable ragout, plantain frites, a sweet pepper-tomato reduction an a sincerely hot habenaro drizzle

Raspberry Crème Brûlée
with a vanilla wafer
or
Chocolate Espresso Terrine
with crème fraîche, raspberry drizzle, and hazelnut brittle
or
Banana, Cocoanut and Pineapple Sorbet Terrine
with coconut truile

Prix Fix $45