The Cornstore Cork celebrates Thanksgiving on 18th November
Do the Americans eat better than the French?
You can find out at the Cornstore later in the month when head chef Mike Ryan once again takes up the Thanksgiving challenge.
The success of last year’s successful Thanksgiving Evening, helped turn this delightful American tradition into an annual event at The Cornstore, a Cork culinary hotspot. The traditional Thanksgiving menu has been given a delicious contemporary twist. The Cornstore’s Thanksgiving Dinner takes place in the Cork restaurant on Thursday 18th November from 7.30pm and is priced at €35, excluding wine. For Limerick details, see below.
Head Chef Mike Ryan has created an outstanding menu which is sure to appeal to all tastes including vegetarians. For starters, diners can choose from Quail terrine with a marinated boiled quail egg and spiced plum and grape chutney, Roast orange sweet potato soup with nutmeg froth or Flaked organic hand cured salmon, cherry tomato, avocado salad with lime and coriander dressing.
This will be followed by Free range bronze roast turkey roulade (photo) of chestnut, prune, apricot and parsley with confit of the leg rissole and port jus, Sea Bass or cod with pumpkin fritters, okra grilled baby corn and carrot, orange and cardamom emulsion or Forest mushroom, toasted nuts and brown bread dumpling with roast crisp parsnips wilted spinach and clove cream sauce. All mains will be served with creamed potato, red cabbage, braised carrots and brussel sprouts.
There are a number of mouth-watering desserts on the menu, to include Brandy Alexander crème brûlée, Baked spiced pumpkin cheesecake with caramel ice cream, Brandied cherry and apple pie with whipped cream or Pecan nut, pear and crozier blue cheese tart with local double cream.
A special selection of cocktails, created by Mario Frake, award winning mixologist at The Cornstore, will also embody the spirit of the occasion,
“We hope this evening will be a fun night out for families and friends, where people can also find out a little about Thanksgiving traditions around the world, and enjoy the one meal where according to famous American humourist, Art Buchwald, “the Americans eat better than the French!”
The special Thanksgiving menu is a set price of €35, excluding wine. Please call 021 427 4777 to make a reservation or book online at www.cornstorecork.com. The Cornstore is located at 40a
Cornmarket Street, Cork.
There will also be a Thanksgiving dinner on 18th November at The Cornstore,
19 Thomas Street, Limerick, call 061 6090000 or see
www.cornstorelimerick.com for reservations.