Christmas Day Lunch In Ayrshire

 Christmas Day Lunch at The Orangery

2015

Langoustine and basil won tons served with a roast vine tomato and olive oil gazpacho dressing and peppery rocket salad

Mixed game terrine served with a mulled wine poached pear, celeriac slaw and homemade rosemary oatcakes

Beetroot and apple tart tatin served with a goat’s cheese and Arran mustard mousse, endive salad and Dijon mustard French dressing

Platter of mixed fruits and red berries served with a cassis sorbet and passion fruit syrup

Corn fed chicken and wild mushroom boudin served on a pearl barley and tarragon risotto with pea shoots, parmesan shavings and truffle oil

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Butternut squash veloute with truffle cream and parmesan tuille

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Traditional butter roasted turkey served with an apricot and chestnut stuffing, roast root vegetables, cranberry sauce and a rich pan gravy

Seared fillets of sea bass served with a creamed leek and caviar tartlet with seared king scallops and buttered potatoes

Duo of beef, braised shin and mini beef wellington served with dauphinoise potatoes, thyme braised carrots and a rich red wine jus

Grilled fillet of hot smoked Scottish salmon served with tempura fried west coast oyster, buttered baby leeks, potato and crab croquettes and a light dill cream sauce

Twice baked cheese soufflé served with an apple, walnut and raisin salad

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Seamill grand dessert platter

with xmas pudding cheesecake, lemon pavlova, apple and toffee crumble tart,

raspberry delice and chocolate orange tort

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Tea and coffee served with petit fours