Spoil mom with a Mother’s Day banquet fit for royalty at The Best Address in Cape Town
Moms will take their rightful place at the heads of their tables and be treated like the queens they are at a special Mother’s Day banquet to be staged at The Table Bay on Sunday, 8 May 2016. Surrounded by their loved ones in a vibrant setting, they will be served a sumptuous buffet.
The menu combines the undeniable sophistication, warmth and charm for which The Table Bay is renowned. Guests will be intrigued by familiar favourites spruced with an innovative, indigenous twist. The salad buffet is a kaleidoscope of colour and flavour with exciting combinations such as oysters naturel with MCC vinaigrette and pearls; Rooibos tea smoked Franschoek trout with grapefruit, avocado, watercress and wild garlic aioli, and smoked Springbok, roasted pear and chevin salad with agave shoots. The soup of the day is a refreshing roasted baby marrow with mint yoghurt, served with a selection of home baked breads.
For mains, there is a choice of roast prime rib of beef with bone marrow and horseradish gravy; Springbok shanks with pearl onions and red wine and rosemary sauce; peri peri spatchcock baby chickens and grilled linefish on the buffet. As always, the vegetables and side dishes ooze character with crispy onions adding texture to green beans in a cream sauce; crème fraiche and chives giving personality to the mash potato and pine nuts and fried sage adding vigour to tagliatelle.
The spread culminates with a selection of ten mouthwatering desserts, including classics such as apple and pear crumble with vanilla sauce and strawberry shortcake, as well as contemporary treats like duo of mousse, mini almond pavlova and red velvet cake. There is also a local cheese board with homemade preserves and biscuits.