04 Apr Glen Ewin Estate
K and I were invited to a wedding over the weekend. A high school friend of K’s and it was held at the beautiful Glen Ewin Estate.
The venue was beautiful with lots of green grass, shady trees and little ponds and creeks. The couple said their vows in front of the river and hors d’oeuvres were served while they took photos. We were then ushered in to the dining hall to be seated.
They served spinach and ricotta cannelloni with house made tomato and basil sauce with a parmesan wafer for entrees. The ricotta filling was quite dry and there wasn’t enough tomato sauce so the whole dish was overall dry.
I ordered the salmon for my main which came with zucchini and basil puree, tomato and chilli jam. The salmon was decently cooked. It wasn’t dry but I prefer my salmon a little under cooked so that it stays moist and juicy but I know that’s hard when you have to cater for over 200 people. I was also disappointed it didn’t have crispy skin.
K ordered the beef with sweet potato galette, roasted shallots and red wine jus. It looked nice but I found the meat chewy.
They served rosemary potatoes and a medley of roast vegetables as sides.
The couple had cakes from Muratti for dessert.
Coffee and baileys cake with white chocolate mousse and hazelnut dacquoise.
Dark chocolate mousse cake with griottine cherries and hazelnut dacquoise.
Both cakes tasted beautiful. They were soft, moist, light and fluffy. I had a second serving because it tasted so good.
If you are thinking of having a wedding here I have heard it’s a 2 year wait unless you don’t mind having a wedding in winter or on a Sunday.
It’s very beautiful and scenic. Absolutely breath taking and perfect for gorgeous photos.
The food isn’t that great unfortunately but I understand it’s hard to have good consistent quality food when you are catering for a large number of people.