GLOBAL TASTING MENU
Starting New Years Eve, 2009-2010

You asked, and here they are! 
THE BEST of 2009 will debut on New Year's Eve, and remain on the menu in 2010!
 
Open Every Evening 5pm - 10pm!

SILK ROAD STANDARDS  3~ each

Cured Meats: Daily Selection         Artisinal Chesses: Daily Selection

       Olive Medely: with harrissa & preserved lemons          Fresh Bread: house made to accompany and favorite dish

Hummus Traditional Syrian style with tahini and pine nuts


CITRUS MARINATED

Ceviche: Salmon, pomegranate, orange & coconut (PACIFIC NORTHWEST)          6 ~

Scallops seared with lime & mint in pineapple-coconut-ginger salsa (THAILAND) VOTED BEST OF 2009!    7 ~

Steak Tartare traditionally uncooked with egg, stone ground mustard & cornichon, served on brioche toast (FRANCE)          7 ~


GRILLED & SAUTÉED

Tandoori Spiced Chicken Skewers with cucumber yogurt sauce (INDIA)          5 ~

Skewered Tenderloin with spicy togarashi sauce (JAPAN) VOTED BEST OF 2009!   7 ~

 Duck Breast pan seared with pomegranate-walnut sauce (FRANCE)          6 ~

  Tuscan Style Ribs rubbed with chili, thyme, rosemary & oregano, served with Italian salsa verde (ITALY)          6 ~


CLAY POT COOKERY

 Crab Dip with sherry and cheese: Chesapeake style (NORTH EASTERN USA) VOTED BEST OF 2009!     7 ~

Roman White Bean Dip with roasted garlic, rosemary & sage, topped with gruyère then broiled (ITALY          5 ~

Lamb Tagine: braised lamb, eggplant, tomato, preserved lemon, almond, currant, green olive & moroccan spices; served over couscous (MOROCCO          8 ~

 Baked Feta with smoky paprika and sweet bell peppers (PORTUGAL)          4 ~


PASTA

Stroganoff traditionally mushroom & beef in dill cream sauce, served over thick cut egg noodles (HUNGARY)          6 ~

 Gnocchi pan seared with local organic squash in hazelnut brown butter, topped with fried sage (NORTHERN ITALYVOTED BEST OF 2009!   5 ~

Mussels in very spicy green curry sauce with glass noodles (CAMBODIA)           5 ~


CRISPY

 Pork Spring Roll with glass rice noodles, cabbage, ginger & carrots, with spicy & sweet dipping sauces (CHINA)          5 ~

Root Vegetable Chips thin sliced & crispy served with lemon aioli  (ENGLAND)          4 ~

Chicken Schnitzel tenders with cognac cream sauce (AUSTRIA) VOTED BEST OF 2009!     6 ~


ONCE UPON A .... GRAIN

 Crispy Shrimp on brioche with tangy Creole Aioli, pickled red onions & bibb lettuce (NEW ORLEANS)          5 ~

 Adobado Pork: braised, shredded & pan fried, served in corn tortilla with salsa rojo, red onion, cilantro & lime (MEXICO) VOTED BEST OF 2009!    4 ~

Seasonal Mushroom Sauté in garlic, shallots, white wine, butter, fresh herbs & lemon served on brioche (FRANCE) VOTED BEST OF 2009!    5 ~


FROM THE GARDEN

Beluga Lentil Salad with wild mushrooms, arugula, bleu cheese & red wine vinaigrette, served warm (FRANCE)          5 ~

 Winter Caprese Salad with sun blushed tomato, house made mozzarella on arugula, with basil & balsamic (ITALY)          5 ~

 Roast Beet Salad with chevre (soft goat cheese) pistachio & caramelized shallot vinaigrette, atop frisee (FRANCE)          4 ~



SWEETS

Mango Habanero Sorbet (MEXICO)          4 ~

Toffee Pudding Cake with dulce de leche (SCOTLAND)          5 ~

Seasonal Fruit Cobbler with cardamom ice cream (MONTANA)          5 ~

 Chocolate Calzone filled with raspberries & cream cheese (ITALY) VOTED BEST OF 2009!          6 ~

 Flourless Chocolate Torte with Frangelico (hazelnut liqueur) and basil creme (ITALY)          5 ~

 Bread Pudding with pecan, bourbon plumped cherry, bitter chocolate & fresh whipped cream (U.K.)          4 ~






We are excited to unveil a new Global Tasting Menu every month, and share with you our culinary inspiration and adventure!

We want your help!
  Have you ever wanted to add your own items to your favorite restaurant’s menu? 

Have you ever wanted the option to try something new from your favorite chef?

We’ve decided to bring a NEW experience to Missoula, and ask our guests to choose what will appear on the next month’s Global Tasting Menu at The Silk Road. 

If you wish to participate in designing each month’s Global Tasting Menu, please JOIN OUR MAILING LIST.



515 South Higgins Avenue ~ Missoula, MT 59801 ~ 406-541-0752 ~ silkroadcatering@gmail.com

(Main floor, in the historic Crystal Theater building)