Posted by Trish Gallagher
12. Jul, 2012
|July 22, 2012|
For the month of July, the talented Matt Wilkinson and crew at Bishop of Ostia are dishing up a specially prepared duck cassoulet, served with duck kromskies – a sophisticated crumbed roll of smooth duck on a brussel sprout salad. This is far from what you remember about brussel sprouts and I defy you not to fall in love with it.
Matched with this dish is ‘Fickle Mistress Pinot Noir 2011 vintage’, hailing from Central Otago in New Zealand’s south island; a classic deep red pinot noir, with flavours of cherries, blackberries, cocoa and herb notes. The perfect duck companion.
Available only for July, a bottle of the Fickle Mistress and Wilkinson’s Duck Cassoulet of sorts with pressed spiced leg, brussel sprout leaves salad is $70 for two, designed to share.
WHEN: All of non-dry July
WHERE: Bishop of Ostia, 77-79 Nicholson Street, Brunswick East
In the first of our monthly peek behind-the-scenes of Melbourne's restaurant scene, we witness the mayhem and madness of Chin Chin's daily staff meal. Affectionately known at 'trough'.
We were lucky enough to attend Chin Chin's first birthday bash and document David Thompson's 13-course degustation as it happened.