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Flemington Grazing Trail & Cellar Door at Super Saturday

When food and racing come together I’m a very happy girl. This Saturday is not only one of the biggest racing days on the calendar at Flemington, but it’s also a chance to indulge in fantastic food and drink at the race course.

Frose at Flemington

The setting for the Super Saturday preview lunch (complete with a living legend horse).

Saravia featured produce from Gippsland on the menu under the banner of ‘Farmer’s Daughters’. It was great to get an introduction to some producers I hadn’t come across before. 

Table settings for lunch

We started lunch with a salad of glistening preserved tomatoes which had been marinated in dill oil and were served with stretchy stracciatelli. 

John Dory in buttermilk.

Fresh John Dory from Lakes Entrance was drizzled with buttermilk giving the fish a creamy taste and texture. 

Steak from the BBQ.

Where Saravia really shines though is behind the grill. He had a charcoal grill in operation for the lunch where he cooked beef oyster blade on the bone with a smoky char. 

Slow cooked lamb shoulder.

The highlight was the 12 hour slow roasted lamb shoulder which we cut with a spoon. It was teamed with Argentinian chapa bread which was puffy and salty. To finish there was a dessert of sharp yoghurt with crumbles of honeycomb, plums and shards of salted hazelnut praline. The combination of sweet and sour with different textures worked really well. 

Yoghurt with plums and honeycomb.

Lucky racegoers are in for a treat on Saturday.

Gourmet Chick was a guest of the VRC.

Details: Super Saturday is on Saturday 10 March. Entry to the Flemington Grazing Trail & Cellar Door is free with race course admission. 

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Flemington Grazing Trail & Cellar Door at Super Saturday


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