Get A Taste Of The State Dinner Menu
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted a splendid yet understated State Dinner for the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday. The menu was of course exquisite, the venue (the White house Rose Garden) obviously pristine, and most importantly the hosts were at their gracious best.
Want to know how it feels like to eat what Mr. Obama offered his guest yesterday!! Well, you need not wait for an invite from the White House for we bring to you the ever so delectable and exotic state dinner menu along with easy to follow recipes. So, fret not if you were not invited to the White House, you can relish the same delicacies in the comforts of your home.
Read on to know more about these lip smacking state dinner menu delicacies.
The Perfect State Dinner Menu
White House Garden Chopped Salad Fine Herbs White House Honey Gastrique
Kick start the meal with some nutritiously rich yet delectable first course - tossed with the unique blend of exclusive White House Honey (you can use you local honey blend) and apple cider vinegar, the salad can woo the anorexic into a binge spree! The gigantic Georgian pecans add to the crunchiness of this splendid Garden Chopped Salad. You can try your version with of this chopped vegetable salad at home with a little difference.
Tuna Tartare with Rye Crisps
A rich delicacy from the Hawaiian cuisine, this was included as the second course of the State dinner menu. Prepared in sesame oil, this high protein dish is a delicious blend of tuna with sesame seeds and soy sauce. Relish this mind-blowing seafood elegance along with the palate-soothing rye crisps.
Pickled Young Carrots and Mustard Oil
Scrumptious will not be sufficient to describe the delightful taste of pickled carrots. Add the mustard oil to these delights and the simple appetizer transforms into a luscious dish worthy of a Royal dinner spread. I am not sure if the White House version had wine in it, but you can definitely add dry white wine if you want to give the appetizer the authentic Blue Blood Touch.
Once again a simple salad, this is definitely the buzz of the season. Aptly named, this lip smacking vegetable salad is indeed a treat for the health and calorie conscious sections.
Shaved Ham and Ginger Snaps
A heavenly blend of ham with ginger ale, ginger snaps, and maraschino cherry juice is sure to wow any foodie – the easiest and the fussiest. So why don’t you give a try at your home?
Petit Filet with Maryland Crab Ravioli Wild Ramp Puree
The main course of the State Dinner Menu, the delicious Maryland Crab was served on a delicate layer of Wild Ramp Puree. Talk about the yummy petite fillet spiced with freshly ground black pepper and you won’t be able to resist your temptation to juts one serving. You can try your version of crab ravioli with fennel puree and roasted red pepper sauce.
Apple Strudel Golden Raisins and Tophen
Whoever decided on the State Dinner Menu, the person had made sure that the German Chancellor is thoroughly impressed. A handpicked divine dessert, Apple Strudel is the proof. The Californian raisins and Vermont farmer’s cheese will add to the taste of this German traditional dessert. To enrich the taste, try serving the dessert with the unsweetened whipped cream, Schlag,.
Pair each of these courses with an American wine to enjoy the true taste of State Dinner. Sounds good! The German Chancellor Angela Merkel enjoyed her food at State Dinner Menu with the Obama couple. Now it is time you try your version at home.