Aquavit Host Supper Club With Cinematic Twist


This month, Nordic-inspired restaurant Aquavit will host a sumptuous supper inspired by the film Fanny & Alexander, to honour world-renowned Swedish filmmaker Ingmar Bergman, whose centenary is being celebrated throughout 2018.

Coinciding with BFI Southbank’s Ingmar Bergman season, Michelin-starred Aquavit will screen one of Bergman’s masterpiece, Fanny & Alexander, in an intimate restaurant setting, and will also bring his most iconic scenes and characters to life with a specially designed Swedish menu, created by Aquavit’s Executive Chef, Henrik Ritzén.

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The film-inspired menu will include the following traditional Swedish dishes:
• Snacks and bread, which will include wholemeal sourdough, Danish dark rye and knäckebröd, a Swedish flat bread with seeds, all served with smoked cod’s roe butter, carrot & caraway, celeriac & lovage and beetroot & horseradish salads
• Vendace roe, served with smoked mash and chives
• Toast Skagen on a sourdough crouton; a dish of Norwegian shrimps bound in a dill mayonnaise flavoured with horseradish and chives, topped with Vendace roe from Kalix, the north of Sweden
• Monkfish, served in “Jansson’s Temptation” style comes with crushed Jerusalem artichokes, onion puree and a sauce comprised of sprats
• Rib of veal, burnt onions and dill sauce, a riff on the classic version of “kalv I dill”
• Yorkshire rhubarb, vanilla ice cream, almond

Make it happen
When: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 in Aquavit’s private dining room, the Stockholm Room.
Where: St James’s Market, 1 Carlton Street, London SW1Y 4QQ.
Cost: From £85 per person.

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