The Lakeside Blog is happily written by Michelle Bousquet at the Interlaken Inn, Lakeville, CT. She writes about what there is to do at Interlaken and why you should come stay with us, fun local events, great places to visit and cool things to do – in and around Lakeville & Salisbury Connecticut.
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Peanut Butter Bliss
There's this fabulous special dessert in Morgan's Restaurant this week:
Yes, this is how I found out about it as well. This is not how I like to find out about new amazing yummy desserts. When I asked one of the two lucky recipients of what graced this plate that I missed, I was told it was "incredible". I bet you want to know what it was.
"Peanut Butter Semifreddo with Chocolate Sorbet with Peanut Brittle Dust"
Sounds delicious, doesn't it? Well, it was.
I was fortunate enough to try it myself, thank you Brandon! (Forgive the melting sorbet - I had to get the camera out and snap a photo). The Semifreddo was a first for me, and honestly a name I had never heard before. (Who would have thought tasting this dessert would become an educational experience?) Semifreddo is a class of semi-frozen desserts - this peanut butter one was like half mousse, half ice cream - so delicious. That peanut buttery bite teamed with the freshly made chocolate sorbet and a bit of the peanut brittle - well the flavors combined were just fabulous, as you probably can imagine. My plate looked just like the top photo in a matter of moments. You've got to try this one.
Thinking of you
Get well soon Saxon! We miss you.
A sunny afternoon
Sweet tastes of Summer
So you got engaged. Congratulations! Thinking of a summer wedding? Wonderful time of year! Let me share with you the menu from today's wedding that takes full advantage of the amazing local tastes of summer!
Marinated Mozzarella balls wrapped in basil and cherry tomato
Crostini of local triple cream goat cheese with fig jam
Smoked salmon on cucumber round with creme fraiche
Chilled Shrimp Skewer with Avocado and Lime
Proscuitto-wrapped scallop skewer
Chorizo empanadas with red peppers
Baby lamb chops
And that is just at the cocktail hour!
Crab cake with avocado creme and mango salsa
Baby local green salad with strawberries, almonds and local goat cheese
Crispy Red Snapper with Avocado and Local Corn
Roasted Filet Mignon with Roasted Shallots
Ricotta Ravioli with Summer Vegetables and Creamy Pesto Drizzle
And what summertime wedding wouldn't be complete without cake and.... an ice cream bar! Strawberry, vanilla, coffee and green mint chocolate chip flavors with caramel, chocolate syrup, cookie dough, crushed oreos, whipped cream and sprinkles.
Contact us today so we can start planning your destination wedding weekend in Connecticut!
Our fitness room is bulking up! Check out the dashboard of our newest purchase in our fitness room.
This treadmill will keep track of every calorie burned and give you a wide variety of work-outs to get the maximum effectiveness. Our next addition to our fitness room will arrive soon - "Functional Trainer" is all I'm going to say!
Our fitness room equipment will certainly make you work up a sweat, but if you are looking for a more intense and/or varied work-out, you can have that too. Interlaken Guests now have access to the North East Athletic Club just a few minutes away from the Interlaken property in Millerton, NY. We've obtained daily passes to this pretty extensive fitness club that can work every muscle you have, and every muscle you didn't know you had! Just stop by the front desk to sign up for a daily pass.
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