Samsung Summer Soiree

— Styled Event

Approached by one of our favourite personalities, Nadia Farifax, to style a Summer Soiree, we jumped at the chance to return to a favourite seaside venue, Jonah’s at Whale Beach

With incomparable views over the dramatic Sydney Northern Beaches landscape, the deck and private dining room proved the perfect blank canvas setting for a mermaids table, spilling with oceanic ephemera. 

Inspired by the re-imagining of an all white palette, textures of coral and sea-fans, placuna pearled shells and copper were each layered to decadent effect, nestled amidst crumpled linens and delicate muslin

Enlisting the ever-elegant hand of calligrapher Cass Deller, copper inked menus guided guests through an incredible ocean inspired lunch, culminating in petit fours almost too beautiful to eat!  

Canapés 
Yellow-fin tuna sashimi w’ wasabi mayo & baby herbs
Seared beef crostini, horseradish cream & watercress
Buckwheat blini with hot smoked trout, crème fraiche, avruga caviar
Fried tofu & semi dried tomato w’ basil pesto

Lunch
Beetroot Cured Kingfish, wild fennel pollen, avocado, house made coconut yoghurt, finger lime
Roasted Moreton Bay Bug Tails, glazed pork belly, barberry and buckwheat salad, crisp pork skin
Crisp Duck Breast, savoy cabbage slaw, pine nuts, horseradish, medjool date purée
Spice Roasted Cauliflower, crushed minted peas, Moroccan eggplant, almond milk cream
Textures of Chocolate and Cherry Ripe, roast dark chocolate, milk choc ganache, cherries & coconut sorbet
Manuka Honey and Cinnamon Crumble, confit orange, orange Bavarois and passionfruit sorbet
Selection of Local and Imported Cheeses, toasted fruit bread, apple and fig paste

Styling The LANE
Photography Alice Mahran
Venue & Catering Jonah’s
Calligraphy Cass Deller
Napery Silk & Willow
Cutlery Gold Wedding Hire
Linen Covered Linen

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