Kurland Hotel in the Crags near Plettenberg Bay creates special occasions throughout the year but Valentines is always made extra special. This year, Executive Chef, Leon Coetzee has created another fine 3 course signature menu to enjoy at R700.00 per person. Roses, oysters and a glass of fine Champagne await guests on arrival.
Starters include options such as grilled green tomato with miso cured salmon, capper berries, mixed baby leafs and a vinaigrette or ravioli of prawns and langoustines with roasted beetroots and a seafood broth or a seared springbok loin with herb polenta and a red wine and thyme jelly.
For mains guests have three options to choose from – fillet of beef with pomme puree, fine beans, baby carrots and a truffle and foie gras spring roll or monk fish tail with coriander risotto, shaved Irish scallops, tempura vegetables and a reduction of red wine and dark chilli chocolate or chick pea croquettes with artichokes, rocket and a bocconcini and tomato salad.
A choice of three decadent desserts include hazelnut biscotti with a summer strawberry pate or apple and blackberry crumble with roasted pistachio nut ice cream or a rich chocolate fondant with vanilla ice cream and a crispy tuille.
To prepare for Valentine’s Day, the Kurland Spa is the ideal place to pamper yourself with an array of natural, healing products.