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Donderos’ Kitchen: “Tapas with Tim” -- Thursday October 3rd

 Spanish and French Mediterranean Dishes

 Our October fixed menu, fixed price tapas evening will feature six special small dishes from the Western Mediterranean – Coastal Spain, France and the Balearic Islands. Neighbors have always been influenced by each other’s cuisines, but this region also shares a similar climate and overlapping histories.

 For the food tasting, you bring the wine of your choice. Tim will introduce and discuss the dishes as they are served.

 Menu:  Empanadas Valencianas (pastry-covered turnovers stuffed with fish and sweet peppers, from Valencia – described in Hemmingway’s “For Whom the Bell Tolls”); Gratin de Chou Fleur Provençale (casserole of cauliflower with tomato and cheese from Provence); Pommes de Terre, sauce Brandade de Morue (roasted potatoes with salt codfish-based aioli from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France); Daube de Porc (hearty pork stew from Provence, served with noodles); Tombet (mixed vegetable casserole from Mallorca); Spanish cheeses with dried figs.

 Tim’s preference for wine pairings with this group of dishes would be either a red or white Côtes du Rhône or a French or Spanish rosé, well chilled. 

Or -- for a great wine pairing at a moderate price, visit Pairings (formerly, Uncommon Gourmet) at 1087 Baxter St; telephone 706 353-3107. Tim teaches cooking classes at Pairings, and Anne Wells selects wines to go with Tim’s style of cooking.

 Thursday, October 3rd, 2019. Donderos’ Kitchen, 590 No. Milledge Avenue. First course served at 6:30 PM.

 Price $30 person. Corkage fee is $2 per couple.

 Seating is limited. To assure a place, please register in advance.