Holly’s Taste Bud Wine Dinner: India

Last evening Holly’s Gourmets Market was joined by Thad Cox of Ashe’s Wine and Spirits and Lauren McKim of Triple C Distributing for a Taste Bud Wine Dinner featuring 7 small plate courses of Indian-inspired cuisine paired with unique European Wines. That’s the theme this year for Holly’s popular dinner series; enjoying unique, sometimes quirky wine and food combinations. The First Tuesday of each month will bring a new dinner so call today to reserve your seats for the April 5th Dinner! 865-584-8739

As anyone who knows Holly knows, she puts her own unique spin on dishes so from the start with a Black Eyed Pea Falafel! Here’s a rundown of the rest of the menu!

Pre-Dinner 2014 Chateau De L'Aulnaye Muscat Sevre We Maine

Pre-Dinner 2014 Chateau De L’Aulnaye Muscat Sevre We Maine

Greeter Appetizers

Greeter Appetizers

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The Menu

The Menu

Chef Holly Hambright welcoming the crowd of about 50 people to Gourmet's Market

Chef Holly Hambright welcoming the crowd of about 50 people to Gourmet’s Market

Thad Cox introducing Ashe's Wine & Spirits and an overview of the Monthly Wind Dinner Series

Thad Cox introducing Ashe’s Wine & Spirits and an overview of the Monthly Wind Dinner Series

2014 Lucashof Riesling QBA

2014 Lucashof Riesling QBA

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Black Eyed Pea Falafel, Tzatziki, Comeback Sauce, Arugula

Black Eyed Pea Falafel, Tzatziki, Comeback Sauce, Arugula

Holly explaining that there's definitely some Southwestern and Southern Influences in her Indian-Inspired Dinner

Holly explaining that there’s definitely some Southwestern and Southern Influences in her Indian-Inspired Dinner

Chicken-Pecan Flauta, Avocado Lime Salad, Tomato Cumin Crema accompanied by 2013 Zinck Pinot Gris

Chicken-Pecan Flauta, Avocado Lime Salad, Tomato Cumin Crema accompanied by 2013 Zinck Pinot Gris

Flatbread Pizza with Bentons Bacon, Apples, Caramelized Onion, White Cheddar accompanied by 2014 St Urbanshof Estate Riesling

Flatbread Pizza with Bentons Bacon, Apples, Caramelized Onion, White Cheddar accompanied by 2014 St Urbanshof Estate Riesling

Catering Manager Lisa taking a much needed night off to enjoy Holly's Dinner

Catering Manager Lisa taking a much needed night off to enjoy Holly’s Dinner

2014 Domaine Cabrais Pinot Noir

2014 Domaine Cabrais Pinot Noir

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Chicken Country Captain, Basma

Chicken Country Captain, Basma

Holly with Lauren McKim from Triple C

Holly with Lauren McKim from Triple C

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Holly Made the rounds answering nay questions guests had

Holly Made the rounds answering nay questions guests had

Beefy Shortrib, Red Wine Demi accompanied by 2012 Renzo Masi Chianti Reserva

Beefy Shortrib, Red Wine Demi accompanied by 2012 Renzo Masi Chianti Reserva

Herbed Lamb, Feta, Wilted Spinach accompanied by 2014 Ceralti Scire

Herbed Lamb, Feta, Wilted Spinach accompanied by 2014 Ceralti Scire

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