Saturday, July 24, 2010

Why Aylmer Rocks

I will give you 3 reasons:
1. Marysol
2. Marysol
3. Marysol

Like seriously, look at this table from heaven! Even if the food was inedible, the presentation and vivacious colours are enough to stop you mid-sentence. That's what happened to me anyway. A super creamy and tasty selection of cheeses, mouthwatering cured meats, paté and rillettes, a fresh and crisp medley of bright colourful vegetables that remind you how awesome this time of year really is, and the absolute best bruschetta mixture I've ever had, so summery and flavoursome. All served with crusty baguette.

And if all that wasn't enough, the most creative little salad with grilled nectarine and wrapped in salty prosciutto was served. A little bit of paradise on a plate.

Marysol managed to collect all of these treasures at a stone's throw from her house in Aylmer. No car required.

Even her wine cellar was exposed – and I got to choose the wine! What a delicious gem this Shiraz Granache was. The Schnell, from Magpie Estate.

And as the sun went down, so did this second bottle, another fantastic wine that's worth it's weight in gold, Salcheto Rosso di Montepulciano.

This is by far the best restaurant in Aylmer. Only by special invitation do you have the honor of dining there. And the company is beyond compare. Marysol and Simon are an absolute pleasure to be around. Thanks guys!!

Check out the delectable dessert we had at the end of the night. Sinful.


Don said...

Yup Marysol is a good reason Aylmer would rock! And, I'm not sure we've ever met! :P

Looks like some tasty eats!

Asha at beFOODled said...

What a nice tribute to Marysol! It sounds like you had a wonderful time - and a delicious one too ;)