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Absolut Midsommar Banquet

  • 21/06/2018
  • £35

Celebrate the longest day of the year and the start of the Absolut Midsommar festival with a 5 course Swedish feast and Absolut cocktails.

Information

Address
Absolut Midsommar Hub, Last Days of Shoreditch, 288 Old Street, London, EC1V 9LA
Date
21/06/2018
Price
£35

About

Absolut welcomes guests into their Midsommar world, a haven of delicious cocktails, sumptuous feasting and entertainment to celebrate the launch of Midsommar and the longest day of the year. Wild flowers and natural decoration abound as we bring the great flowery outdoors to East London.

Guests will enjoy a 5 course feast of smorgasbords and sharing platters of authentic Swedish favourites will be served on long decadent tables, embracing the convivial and social Midsommar ethos.

The drinks, carefully curated by Absolut are all included in the ticket price – will feature a series of beautifully crafted Midsommar specials, focussing on flavours which epitomise the Swedish summer.

Book your spot at the Midsommar banquet now and enjoy an evening with friends, food, great cocktails and embrace the spirit of the Swedish Midsommar!
Food service begins at 6:30pm sharp. Skål!

MENU

Canapés
Filo tarts filled with skagen, quails egg halves, Swedish caviar & chives
Home-made blackberry & vodka gravadlax with mustard sauce on flax seed crackers
Smoked mackerel pate,  horseradish cream & pickled beetroot on rye
Potato pancakes topped with cremefraiche, vendace roe & pickled red onion
Mini wild mushroom and Swedish cheese tartlets
Poached salmon with lemon & home-made mayonnaise, pickled cucumber on rye cracker
Roast beef, Swedish mustard on new potato roti


Starters - Smorgasbords 
Soft-ish boiled egg halves with shrimp, Swedish caviar & chives
Home-made blackberry & vodka gravadlax with mustard sauce
Smoked mackerel pate,  horseradish cream & pickled beetroot on rye
Toast “skagen" with avocado
Potato pancakes topped with crème fraiche, vendace roe & pickled red onion
Crispbread, thin bread & rolls

Mains
Whole poached sides of salmon with lemon & home-made mayonnaise
Joints of roast beef served with a selection of Swedish mustards
Pickled cucumber with dill
Boiled dill new potatoes

Dessert
Passionfruit sorbet, edible flowers & vodka cocktail shot


Petit Fours
Mini strawberries & cream vanilla decorated sponge cakes
Daim bar cheesecakes bonbons
Individual liquorice pudding pots

Veggie/Vegan - Feasting Menu, Individual Dessert


Starters - Smorgasbords 
“Gubbrora” (potato, chive & red onion) & soft-ish boiled egg halves on rye crackers (vegan without egg)
Carrot “gravadlax" with mustard sauce 
Smoky aubergine pate & pickled beetroot on rye
Crostini with hummus, spinach & white cheese
Potato pancakes topped with smashed pea, pea shoots & rye crumb
Crispbread, thin bread & rolls

Mains
Wild mushroom & “vasterbotten” cheese tart (vegetarians)
Vegan meatballs in a rich vegan loganberry sauce (vegans & vegetarians)
Pickled cucumber with dill
Boiled dill new potatoes

Main Dessert
Passionfruit sorbet, edible flowers & vodka cocktail shot


Petit Fours - Vegetarians
Mini strawberries & cream vanilla decorated sponge cakes
Daim bar cheesecakes bonbons
Individual liquorice pudding pots


Petit Fours - Vegans
Mini meringues with strawberries & vanilla cream 
Salted liquorice caramel truffles

What you'll be sipping on over dinner:

Welcome drink to kick start your summer's night:
NEW Absolut Juice Edition - Strawberry Spritiz OR Apple Spritz
To enjoy with with each course of your Midsommar dinner:
Elderflower Collins 
Midsommar Punch
And a DIY Pornstar Martini
And of course a shot of Absolut Extrakt for the traditional “Helen Går” song at the end of the banquet. 

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