We were invited to a media preview at Raglan Road in Disney Springs to taste dishes of traditional St. Paddy’s food and beverage that will be available at this year’s Mighty St. Patrick’s Festival.
The Mighty Festival runs today through this Sunday, March 17, 2019.
This weekend’s festival lineup.
Brehon Blonde – a refreshing, very pale, golden beer with a hoppy and citrus overtone and a malty, biscuity finish. With a 4.3% ABV, it makes this beer ideal for fish or spicy dishes.
The Pride of the Peninsula – Dingle Irish Gin, Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic, Fresh Lime, Cucumber, Mint
Method: Place cubes of ice in a goblet, squeeze half a lime over the ice, tear 3 mint leaves into glass, add shredded cucumber, add 2oz of dingle gin and a bottle of elderflower Fever Tree tonic. Stir and garnish with a cucumber wheel.
Hog In The Box – Slow roasted pork shoulder with baby potatoes, sage and sweet onion stuffing, caramelized onions, apple sauce, garnished with pork crackling. *Sold at Cooke’s of Dublin.*
Mini Chicken Sliders – Crispy breaded chicken, bacon jam, and picked onions served on a miniature bun. *May soon be added to the Cooke’s menu.*
Heavenly Ham – Irish Mist glazed loin of bacon with savoy cabbage, colcannon potatoes, parsley cream sauce and a raisin cider jus
Fish & Chips – famous beer battered fish & chips served with fresh tartar sauce
Raglan Risotto – Butternut squash risotto, shitake mushrooms, parmesan, peas & macro greens with parmesan crisps
Gnocchi Sea Gnocchi Do – Handmade potato gnocchi, seared Georges bank scallops, crispy pork belly, tomatoes & kale in a white wine butter sauce
Ger’s Bread and Butter Pudding – Miniature version of their bread & butter pudding served with crème anglaise and butterscotch sauce
Fluffy Lemon Clouds – Intense lemon curd tart topped with fluffy
Executive Chef Herberto Segura being interviewed by media.
New for the Mighty Festival: a brilliant sister trio Maca.
New on the stage: Ben Gunnery, Irish music superstar multi-instrumentalist.
Remarkable Raglan Road Irish Dancers!