Alberto K at the Royal


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August 21st 2012
Published: August 21st 2012
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Well we have just had our tour’s farewell dinner at Restaurant Alberto K at the Royal, in Copenhagen. The following attempts to describe the menu, which in all honesty our language does not have enough words to describe….

Appetisers

Oysters with crème fraiche

Prawns sashimi with mayonnaise

Smoked quail eggs served with a puff of smoke and edible shell fragments and a large degree of theatre!

Chicken soup with caviar and spinach, served in an egg shell bowl



Wine: Champagne (mais bien sûr!)



Breads

Individual white muffin-shaped loaves with caraway seeds

Individual malted rye high tops

Served with cultured butter (regular or whipped)



Entrées

Mussels, served on a bed of tomato flesh with a nasturtium and dill salad. Clear tomato jelly with a mussel soup.



Wine: 2010 Gruner veltiner, Wachau, Austria



North sea cod, served with cabbage and seaweed salad, with a white (bleak) roe sauce.



Wine: 2010 Montagny 1.cru, Burgundy, France



Main

Veal from Himmerland, with charred onions and mushrooms and mushroom glaze.



Wine: 2008 Chateau Lafleur-Gazin, Pomerol, France



Desserts

White chocolate ganache ribbon with currants and green mint tea reduction; yoghurt and mint sorbet with honeycomb wafer.



Wine: 2011 Riesling, Mosel, Germany



Dark Berries, beer porridge, sweet cicely



Wine: 2006 Tokaji Aszu Number 3, Tokaji, Hungary



Coffee, tea

Chocolate mousse, raisins soaked in sherry.

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