Edinburgh's Six by Nico announce 'Miracle On' Christmas menu for December
The new menu is centered around serving up the magic of the season with a nostalgic look back at the festive traditional dishes enjoyed with loved ones at Christmas
The new six course ‘Miracle On' themed tasting menu includes an amuse bouche named Memories of a Christmas Market, made with sausage and onion compote, smoked sausage foam, crispy onions, pickled shallot and potato airbag.
It is followed by ‘Partridge in a Pear Tree’ made of partridge doudain, pumpkin and pear with beech smoke and a game consommé.
Diners will then enjoy ‘Who Hate’s Brussel Sprouts?’ A course made with chanterelle mushroom, sprout tops, ewe’s cheese royale, confit egg yolk and fermented black garlic.
Smoked salmon blinis are next up offering a dish of smoked salmon, Jerusalem artichoke, baby kale tops and Granny Smith apple, smoked caviar and buckwheat blini foam.
The fifth course is Bob Cratchit's Three Bird Roast which includes a breast of duck, turkey roulade with pistachio and prune, chicken liver parfait, duck fat turnip fondant, pomme souffle, fig and red wine gel with game sauce.
The Christmas dessert is a Buche De Noel made with spiced raisin cake, dulce de leche mousseline, sour cherry, white glacage and hazelnut, white chocolate aero - which is the perfect sweet treats to round off the Christmas menu.
Chef Nico Simeone said: "Our Christmas is looking like a very different occasion this year, and with lockdowns and social restrictions in place, many face the prospect of missing out on festive celebrations with family, friends, colleagues and loved ones.
“Most of us are familiar with the classic Christmas lunch and all its trimmings but this festive season our team wanted to bring the magic of Christmas nostalgia to the plate with our 'Miracle On' menu.”
Open from midday, Monday through to Sunday, each six-course menu will be available from noon. The menu will be priced at £29 per person with the option to enjoy an expertly selected wine pairing for an additional £26 at each restaurant as long as restrictions allow.
'Miracle On' will run in Edinburgh from Monday December 3 until Sunday January 10 2021.
Dates are variable and could change in-line with future Scottish Government tier restrictions.