Autumn Collection 2009

Before the starter… A radish served with edible soil… It’s not really soil, just made to look like soil.

Spread for the bread – Butter will never be the same…

PROLOGUE –
Kyoto Onion, Sea Urchin:

Mozzarella, String Beans, Aji:

VILLAGE OF AUTUMN –
Grenouille, Autumn truffles:

WIND OF BASQUE –
Ashe (it’s squid – top marks for the presentation, almost like magic):

SCENT OF AUTUMN –
Today’s fish and Maitake mushroom:

FARM OF AUTUMN –
Langoustine, organic vegetables (I think this was my favourite, by a half point):

NOBLE FLOW –
Fresh water eel, mango

SUMI 2009 –
Beef (this black, very black block of beef):

But pink and juicy in the middle:

YUZU LA FRANCE – I don’t have a picture of it, because i just popped this amazing bubble thing that burst in my mouth, flooding it with the sweetest taste of orange… Wait a minute… D’uh! Oranges are not sweet!!! I meant AMAZING taste of orange… Ha ha ha…
And there was Dessert 1 – honeymoon dessert, Dessert 2, some chocolate dessert thing that my husband can’t remember now, and Dessert 3, an array of dessert!!! endless dessert:

After all that – I was rolling out the door, looking back – I feel stuffed all over again!

5 stars!!!

And be ready with plenty of time!!! Lunch will take 150 minutes!