A SPANISH NIGHT – but it’s not Don Quixote and there’s won’t be a windmill in sight!
El Rincon, Tattenham Corner Thursday 21st March 2024
TIME: 7.00pm for 7.30pm
GUEST SPEAKER - EDWARD LUCAS. He is a senior vice-president at the Centre for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) and writes a weekly column in the LondonTimes.
On Thursday 21st March we’re taking over the entire El Rincon restaurant at Tattenham Corner for a casual supper evening intended to combine relaxed socialising with a bit of low-key fundraising. We have a distinguished author and broadcaster as guest speaker and the restaurant is offering us a fantastic menu.
The European theme will be reinforced by our guest speaker, Edward Lucas. He is a senior vice-president at the Centre for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) and writes a weekly column in the LondonTimes.
Formerly a senior editor at The Economist, Edward Lucas brings a wealth of experience and a sharp and insightful take on the key issues affecting international security today. His expertise also includes energy, cyber-security, espionage, information warfare and Russian foreign and security policy. In 2008 he wrote theThe New Cold War, a prescient account of Vladimir Putin’s Russia
He lives in London and in 2021 was adopted as the Lib Dem’s Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Cities of London and Westminster.MENU
Sopa del Dia– Homemade soup of the day
Pate de Casa– Homemade paté
Chanquetes – Deep fried whitebait
Filloas – Baked crepe filled with ricotta cheese, spinach & raisins
Mejillones Provenzala – Fresh mussels with garlic, herbs, onions & tomato
Berengena Asada – Baked aubergine with sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil & topped with cheese
Champignons Greca – Mushrooms in garlic, wine & crispy flakes of Serrano ham
Pimientos Bacalao– Chargrilled sweet bell peppers stuffed with salted cod
Solla Langosta – Filleted lemon sole with lobster sauce, prawns & dill
Salmon – Fresh salmon, lemon, & butter or garlic butter
Pollo al Monte – Breast of chicken, wild mushrooms & cream
Pollo Jacobo – Breast of chicken stuffed with garlic butter, cheese & rolled in breadcrumbs
Carrillera – Iberian pork cheeks braised in a rich slightly sweet sauce Rinones – Lamb kidneys, onions & mushroom sauce Higado – Calves liver with onions, sage & wine sauce
All served with Seasonal Vegetables
A selection of Homemade Desserts
Everybody will be asked to make their menu choices in advance with Vegetarians being catered for on an individual basis. The restaurant owners will speak in advance to individuals expressing a wish for a vegetarian alternative to the menu. Please note, wine or other drinks, will be the responsibility of each guest.