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Lenny Russo in Slovenia #4: Dinner in a castle

Posted by: Lee Svitak Dean under Chefs, Locally-produced food, Minnesota newsmakers, On the national scene, Restaurant news Updated: April 5, 2013 - 11:18 AM

 

Wednesday, April 3

What do you serve in a castle? Perched above Slovenia's capitol city of Ljubljana in the castle of the same name, Lenny Russo (below, right) and chef Igor Jagodic (below, left) prepared a collaborative dinner at Strelec Restaurant, with wines from Movia Winery, for the enjoyment of guests of the U.S. Embassy and local chefs, restaurateurs and business people.

 

 

Here's a peek at what they served. (Photos by Christopher Wurst)/

 

 

Puro Rose Movia 2005
 

 
 
Cold pea soup with mint
Pea sprouts, peas
Karst prosciutto cracker
Lunar 8 Rebula Movia
 

 
 
Fonda sea bass fillet
Grapefruit and wild garlic
Fish fumet
Lunar 9 Chardonnay Movia

 
 
Venison loin
Velike rdeče wine reduction
Carrot puree, potatoes...
Fried sage
Veliko Rdeče 2003 Movia
 
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Slovenian cheeses
Onion marmelade, acacia honey
Veliko Belo 1999 Movia
 
 
 
Poached pear
Caramel ice cream, buckwheat crumble
Grappa Methana Movia
 

A view from the castle, which overlooks the city.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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