Sunday, February 20, 2011

a delightful degustation...

Last night, V and I celebrated in style at Caveau restaurant - feteing a belated Valentines Day, and his birthday, both of which he missed due to being away for work

Rose&Ruby dress
Tony Bianco heels
Tiffany&Co rings
Georgini bracelet

Despite the insane heat, I was having a (rare) good hair day, so I had to wear it lose, although logic would have dictated I wear it up...

We started the night with a Kir Royale - champagne with cassis, so yummy

And so begun 7 courses of deliciousness, with matched wines - yes, we caught a cab home!

Cured local snapper with mud crab, tomatoes, lemon oil & baby herbs

Steamed scallop mousse with scampi tail, champagne leeks, caramelised fennel & scampi bisque
Meerea Park Alexander Munro Semillon, Hunter Valley, NSW, 2005

Barramundi with lobster tortellini, pumpkin fondants & hazelnut emulsion
Laroche Petit Chablis, Burgundy, France, 2009

Rolled Guinea fowl leg, parsnip puree, mushrooms & asparagus
Hinton Estate Hill Country Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand, 2007

Australian venison loin, smoked potato puree, swiss chard, baby vegetables & juniper cream
Fraser Gallop Cabernet Savignon, Margaret River, WA, 2008

Scorched champagne marshmallow, peach and vanilla salpicon, raspberry jelly and amaretto ice cream
Domaine de Beaumalric Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, Cotes du Rhones, France, 2008



  1. Oh my god, this looks like absolute perfection!!!

    You look beautiful in the smiling photo :)

  2. Looks delicious and your hair does indeed look fabulous! Did you curl it?

  3. You look cute in your outfit!
    I am always meant to try out that place but so many times i've been down w'gong has been a Sunday (when their closed)!
    Your pics motivate me that i should go.

  4. That dress is gorgeous! Perfect for such a lovely occasion.

  5. Look how happy and pretty you look - clearly happy to have your man home! so lovely to see :) What a wonderful night.
    Heidi xo

  6. you look beautiful, nice dress/hair colour combo! xo

  7. I love this dress so much! It looks fantastic with your hair! You should wear it down more often <3

  8. Thankyou for the sweet comments lovelies! ♥

    Miss Kitty-Cat - my hair is actually naturally very wavy, so I don't have to do much to curl it! I gave it a light curl with the ghd and miraculously was good to go :D

    iowntoomuch - you must go there for dinner, its the bomb!

    aelie - thanks hun, I think it might wear it to high tea next month!


  9. You look like a gorgeous ballerina! You should wear your hair out like that more often :)

  10. Your hair looks so gorgeous, you should wear it out every day! Love your choice of dress and shoes x Sushi

  11. Wow, you are looking just beautiful!! What a stunner you are! :D I share your love for anything in a blush colour, so am loving you dress!! Hmm I will have to try Caveau once I get back home! xo

  12. I want to steal your hair. It's amazing! You have inspired me to keep growing mine.

    And you look like such a dainty little doll in this dress. Very lovely indeed.

  13. Ohhh your hair is such a pretty colour :) why dye do you use or do you get is done at a hair dresser?

    H x