The Durham University Treasure Trap Banquet 2020

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The menu is not finalised yet, but to give you a general flavour here is the menu from last year.

Gyngerbrede (V)
Strong and peppery gingerbread squares

Green Cheese (V)
A herb soft-cheese

Vegan Cheese (V)(Ve)

Marzipan (V)(Ve)
Almond paste with a rose flavour

Benes Y Fryed (V)(Ve)
Beans poached in gode broth with onions, served with croutons

Chicken in Sauces Three
Roasted Chickens served with 3 sauces

3 sauces to go with dishes throughout the banquet:

Apple and Sage Jelly (V)(Ve)
A fruit preserve with a subtle hint of sage

Sauce Gamelyne with Gyngener (V)(Ve)
A cinnamon and ginger sauce

Sauce Madame

Parsnips and Chestnuts (V)(Ve)

Buttered Worts (V)(Ve)
Seasonal leafy brassicas, alliums and herbs blanched with olive-oil and served with croutons

Almond Ryce (V)(Ve)
Ryce cooked in Almond Milk

Shrimp (P)
A sweet dish of shrimp with raisins

Aubergine Caviar (V)(Ve)
Aubergine served in a sharp, earthy sauce

Squarbergette (V)(Ve)

Centerpiece Spectacular!
The showpiece suprise ~ Grete Pies, Diverse!

Armoured Turnips (V)
Layers of turnips, spiced butter and melted cheeses

Salsa A Bolets (V)(Ve)
Sauted mushrooms served with a sharp, herby vinegarette

Homemade smoked pork and fennel sausages

Buttered Carrots (V)

Salmon in Beer (P)
Side of salmon marinaded in olive oil and black pepper and roasted in strong beer

Perres (V)(Ve)
A delicious medieval take on mushy peas with onions and parsley

Tuscan Lentils, another way (V)
Spiced lentils topped with baked egg and parmesan

Vegan Tuscan Lentils (V)(Ve)
Spiced lentils topped with vegan cheese

Pork as Rabbit

Diners will be provided with bread (V)(Ve).

Parkin (V)(Ve)
A warmly-spiced gingery oat cake

Payne Foundow (V)
Bread pudding with fruit, wine and spices, served with a white wine sauce

Leche (V)
Milk jelly flavoured with rose water

Candied Hazelnuts (V)(Ve)

Candied Fruits (V)(Ve)

(V) suitable for vegetarians (Ve) suitable for vegans (P) suitable for pescatarians

We will ensure that all allergies and preferences that we are informed of are catered for.

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