As we head into Australian Open finals week, it’s time to prepare for hours of TV viewing… accompanied by the perfect tournament menu, of course. Tennis Court Torte, anyone?
We know there’s some important tennis watching to be done this week – so much so that you may not have had time to think about dinner. Whether it’s women’s doubles or men’s singles semi finals, we’ve got your meals, snacks, and beverages sorted this tennis tournament season.
Double Ace Balls: Salt-Cod Croquettes with Saffron Aioli
Deliciously moreish, these salt cod balls are champions in their own right. Serve with a creamy saffron aioli, and award points for hitting them successfully into your love ones’ mouths. Click here for the recipe.
He took out Jereny Chardy to secure a place in the semis. If you’re rooting for Andy Murray to win his second consecutive Open, show your support for the Scottsman by cooking up a curry. So there’s no other synergy here other than the rhyme-factor, but this Malaysian prawn curry with herb and bean sprout salad is so good you’ll forgive us for the kitsch factor. Click here for this recipe.
Because shakes are delicious and ad breaks are boring. Click here for this recipe.
He’s the surefire favourite to take out the entire tournament, and claim his fifth Australian Open crown. On the court and off, Roger Federer is all class. And so, with this in mind, lobster is our meal accompaniment of choice for the Swiss Missile. The following recipe is a great Summery way to serve up the delicious crustacean.
Malaysian Prawn Curry with Herb and Bean Sprout Salad – click here for the recipe.
That nail-biting moment when the set is ping ponging between both players… rehydrate after all the nervous sweating with this refreshing red grapefruit julep. Click here for the recipe.
Tennis Court Torte
End things on a sweet note, by watching the last set with a slice of this Tennis Court Apricot Meringue Torte. Click here for the recipe
Wine. Set. Match
For the perfect wine accompaniment to your Aussie Open dining experience, click here.