Friday, July 10, 2009

The Three Chimneys

Well, we went for it. We went to the three chimneys in Skye while on honeymoon. Here is what we had:

The 7(9) Courses of Skye

ENTREE: Bites: Mini Goats Cheese Bites

COMP: Soup: Watercress Soup with Creme Fraiche and Herring Roe

1: Prawns: Langoustines with Tattie Scones and Mesclun

2: Crab: Colbost Crab risotto with Shellfish Essence and truckle wafer

3: Smoked Fish: Selection of Broadford Smoked Fish with Croft Quail Eggs

4: Scallops: Sconser King Scallop with Hazelnut Crust, Pickled Winkles, Split pea and ham hough purry and Claret Jus

5: Oysters: Three Loch Harport Oysters with cucumber and mint jelly, home-made Creme Fraiche and smoked herring roe.

6: Lamb: Roast Glenshinnisdal lamb loin with Kidney, Heart, Sweetbread and Hairst Bree(Haggis)

COMP: Pre-Desert: Saffron Genovise with Pink Grapefruit Syrup

7: Souflee: Three Chimney Hot Marmalade Pudding Souffle with Drambuie Syrup and Mealie Ice Cream

(8): Cheese: Selection of Cheeses and oatcakes

All Accompanied by Rosemary Bread, Sourmilk bread and Seeded Bread

Finished with coffee, mini bakewells, chocolate coconut and tablet.

Neither of us quite felt up to the cheese course!

If we had gone for the soup and included the coffee as a course that adds up to 12 courses.

Price: Ahem!!!

Hey, It's a five star restaurant, one of the top 10 in the world. pick a number and probably double it! Well, we were on honeymoon!

It was definitely worth it.