May 10, 2010

Burnt Orange, Mosman - Mother's Day Lunch

I don't usually like going to the same place twice. I simply can't afford to because there are far too many nice places to try! But the Burnt Orange in Mosman is different. I know I've blogged about this place already a couple of times, but this was still a lunch well worth mentioning. Another great thing about this place is that I've now taken a few of my friends here with me and they are always pleased with the food and amazed by the beauty of this place!

It's also great to finally find a nice restaurant for Mother's Day that doesn't have a rip-off Set menu for lunch! I did book early though and the place was fully booked when we arrived :)

Flinder's Island lamb pot pie with flakey homemade puff pastry and salad greens - The puff pastry was definitely flaky and superbly tasty. Lamb was so tender and it was cooked along with vegetables in a beautifully rich stock.

Refreshing and tasty Grilled Szechuan chicken salad with orange, mint & coriander and a pomegranate molasses dressing

Crispy skinned Confit of chicken on braised red cabbage & apple with a cider honey glaze

Wonderfully rich and tasty Pumpkin, goat's cheese & walnut tart with Melissa's carrot jam and fresh herb greens - The base was so tasty and crisp and the combination of soft tangy goat's cheese with sweet pumpkin was delicious. I would love to have the recipe for the carrot jam as well!

2 comments:

  1. My absolute favourite place!! We always go there for breakfast but never for lunch. it's nice to have a peek at their lunch menu. I always linger at the basement for the longest time I can.

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  2. Absolutely Ellie! I seem to spend a fair bit of time browsing the food shelves upstairs and then heading downstairs and I can never get out of there without buying something!

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