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Food & Beer Pairing: With Beer Raconteur Melissa Cole

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The worlds of beer and food are set to joyfully collide on this coming Wednesday, the 13th of March, at the Devonshire Cat. And a very special guest will be on-hand to guide you through an evening of food, beer and fun.

Award-winning author and all-round beer raconteur Melissa Cole is renowned for her extensive musings on the world's favourite drink, and her new book 'The Beer Kitchen' tells you everything you need to know about the art and science of cooking, and pairing with beer.

Featuring an abundance of mouthwatering delights such as beer-brined pork chops with blue cheese polenta, and quick chocolate pots with kriek-soaked cranberries, Melissa takes a refreshingly new look at cooking that'll have you reaching for your apron and cracking open a can of craft beer in no time.

The three-course menu for the evening on the 13th will take a generous helping of inspiration from 'The Beer Kitchen' but with a nice dose of Dev Cat charm thrown in. Have a gander at the full menu below to see what you can look forward to...

Starter

Garlic King Prawns with a creamy saison and thyme risotto.

Beer pairing: Abbeydale Brewery & Melissa Cole collaboration - Belgian inspired pale.

Main

Lamb Boulangere with heritage carrots, baby leeks and grilled asparagus.

Beer pairing: Abbeydale Brewery's Funk Dungeon Sheffield Aged Red.

Dessert

Chocolate and Stout Mousse with Kriek cranberries and toasted hazelnuts.

Beer pairing: Abbeydale Brewery's Methuselah and Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck's Kasteel Rouge.

Find the Facebook event here.

Tickets cost £40 per person and are selling fast, so don't delay. For more details about the event and how to book please visit the Dev Cat's website - www.devonshirecat.co.uk

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