We had a few short hours between our cake tasting and our meal tasting at the Brock House. I hoped that we would have enough time to digest all of our cake prior to our meal!
The Brock House has a set amount of days in a month when they hold tastings, although since we would have to fly in they would have worked to accommodate us on a different day if need be. We could have up to four people at the tasting with everyone getting a salad or a soup, one main course and a dessert. In order for us to try some additional dishes my parents were kind enough to meet us in Vancouver.
Mr. Gazelle and I already know what buffet package we’ll be picking, so we wanted to try whatever dishes we could from that menu. First up, the salads! We tried a simple but delicious house salad, Caesar salad, seafood salad and a mushroom and asparagus salad.
We then get two choices for a carving station from our options of a roasted leg of lamb, prime rib and honey glazed duck. We couldn’t try the carving station options exactly but we were able to taste a duck dish that I imagine might be somewhat similar.The duck was amazing! It was cooked beautifully and so delicious. For our second option we will most definitely be choosing lamb since Mr. Gazelle and I are both huge fans of lamb.
Next up we have our choice of two hot entrees. Mr. Gazelle isn’t keen on chicken so we scoped out our seafood and vegetarian options instead. First up, baked maple glazed wild salmon.I’ll be honest. The salmon wasn’t amazing, but I’m chalking that up to the fact that fresh salmon isn’t available right now. I think it will be a completely different ballgame in July.
So we know we want the halibut, it is the second dish that presents a bigger dilemma. The ravioli as a vegetarian dish didn’t blow us away and with so many salad and side dishes on the buffet there will be plenty of options for anyone that doesn’t eat meat. A lot of my family is very keen on salmon so I know it would be a popular choice.
Did you face any big dilemmas after your food tasting?