Australia Day Dinner with Aussie Wines at Cafe Zinho!

Three years running we have celebrated Australia Day with our favorite Portuguese Chef Toni Pais – while he isn’t Australian, he HAS cooked for the Australian Prime Minister, so we feel perfectly comfortable trusting his culinary skills to our humble Oz Day Celebration.

The wines were well received and all in attendance virtually beamed after the tasty dinner – here is our menu and wine choices, don’t hesitate to try them if you have a chance, we recommend them all!!!

Hors d’oeuvres – Roasted Salmon with Kiwi-Apple Salsa on Crostini

Taltarni Brut Tache (Sparkling)

Starter – Grilled Prawns with Almond Butter Sauce

Rolf Binder Highness Riesling 2011

Salad -Field Greens with Roaring 40′s Blue Cheese (from Tasmania!!)

Main -Lamb Braised in Red Wine with Winter Root Veggies

West Cape Howe “Bookends” Cabernet 2008  and John Duval Wines “Entity” Shiraz 2009 (former chief winemaker for the world-renown Penfolds Grange)

Dessert – Lamington with Pecan Creme Anglais

With Sullivan’s Cove “Salamanca” Cream Whisky Liqueur from Hobart Tasmania

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