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from the ocean menu

from the ocean menu | photo by: Cassandra Birocco

This ocean-inspired menu is light and perfect for entertaining. Almost everything can be made ahead of time and the whole night can be spent relaxing and enjoying the company of your guest. It’s super simple, and easy to prepare, with a most decadent homemade chocolate pudding to finish off the meal. This dessert will make a lasting impression and leave your guest swooning.

Menu includes: Shrimp Cocktail with Lemon Aioli, Seared Scallops with Lemon-Caper Sauce, Cauliflower PuréeChocolate Pudding. Suggested beverage pairing: Rosé.

PREPARATION

This menu is really super easy to make and is perfect for entertaining because just about everything can be made ahead of time which takes all the stress out of cooking for someone new.

DAY BEFORE

  • Assemble ingredients/shop
  • Prepare shrimp

MORNING

  • Cook shrimp
  • Make lemon aioli
  • Make chocolate pudding

AFTERNOON

  • Make lemon-caper sauce

RIGHT BEFORE

  • Prepare scallops
  • Make cauliflower purée
    (if using)

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