SJW Mushroom Fields. How lovely are these little fellas?
The table set for a mushroom feast cooked by the most lovely Sammy and Bella; Peking Duck broth with duck and mushroom dumplings, followed by a delicate egg-net omelette filled with mussels and mushrooms and topped with pork belly and caramel sauce.
Dessert: A fanciful little scene of meringue mushrooms perched on mushroom soil and chilli infused ganache, garnished with tiny flowers and ginger cream.
I just have to make mention of our tour of the Gourmet Garden factory. I was struck by the enthusiasm of the employees AND the smiles on the faces of everyone we passed. This is a small company doing big things and doing them right. I was really proud to have been involved with them for this competition.
Check out some of the other wrap ups from around the web (they obviously consumed less wine than me last week and are stringing words together much more easily…)
Alberto from Mucha Vida (you may need to know some Spanish for this one
Coming up: the final day, and the cook off!