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See what the Infinitely Xara family has laid on for a sumptuous Christmas

Xara Palace entrance - Christmas

Infinitely Xara always provides its visitors with the ultimate culinary experience together with excellent service; and an undeniably magical atmosphere.  The Christmas season is no exception and this year all the Infinitely Xara venues are offering a variety of innovative and mouth-watering menus, all carefully put together by Chef de Cuisine, Kevin Bonello and his Kitchen Brigade. To all of this add some wonderful musical entertainment and that’s it, the recipe for perfect Christmas luxury.

The Infinitely Xara Team promises to look after you this festive season.  This is what they have in store for you:

DE MONDION
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER MENU 2015

Braised Pork Cheeks
Jerusalem Artichoke and Spinach Compression
Seared King Scallops, Semi Sweet Tomato Jus
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Slow Roasted Boneless Quail Filled with Winter Truffle and Foie Gras
Madeira Wine Glaze
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Roasted Beef Fillet
Pumpkin, Chantarelle and Broad Bean Ragout
Seared Foie Gras, Pomme Purée
Port Wine Jus
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Baked Raspberry Cheesecake
Pistachio and Chestnut Cake, Mince Pie Ice Cream
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Coffee and Petits Fours

€58.00 per person including 18% VAT

Entertainment by Mark Rapa

Mark Rapa is a finger-style guitarist who plays an extensive variety of music on the nylon string guitar, including many of his own compositions. Drawing from a classical background while incorporating modern, percussive techniques, his musical expression is in a category of its own. Mark’s presence as an artist is quite indicative of his music. He is confident and professional, yet humble and content to avoid the spot-light. Throughout the last 15 years, Mark has established himself amongst Malta’s finest musicians, carving a name for himself as the go-to musician when harmonious, tranquil and unobtrusive ambience music is desired.

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PALAZZO DE PIRO
CHRISTMAS EVE DINNER MENU 2015

Trio of Fish Terrine
Toasted Lemon Brioche, Aromatic Leaves
Caper and Tomato Vinaigrette
or
Butternut Squash and Brown Cap Mushroom Risotto
Cookie and Goat Cheese Vinaigrette
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Jerusalem Artichoke and Celeriac Soup
Parmesan Croutons
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Baked Local Fresh Sea Bass Delice
Chive Pomme Purée, Buttered Asparagus and Baby Pac Choi
Keta Caviar and Dill Velouté
or
Roasted Beef Fillet
Chive Pomme Purée, Buttered Asparagus and Baby Pac Choi
Port Wine Jus
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Milk Chocolate and Passionfruit Mousse
Warm Raspberry Crumble, Hazelnut Ice Cream
Cherry Compote
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Coffee and Mince Pies

€34.95 per person including 18% VAT

Entertainment by Angela Vella Zarb

Angela Vella Zarb (vocals) and Karl Galea (guitar) teamed up in late 2014.  Since then they have been focusing on building a jazz repertoire and have played at a number of local venues as a jazz duo, as well as with collaborators on other projects.  Their jazzy duo performances are simultaneously mellow and fun, with attention paid to improvisation and emotional delivery.

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PALAZZO DE PIRO
CHRISTMAS DAY BUFFET LUNCH 2015

Soup
Sweet Potato and Leek
Dried Pancetta

Cold Counter
Selection of 8 different Composed Seasonal Salads
Assortment of Smoked Fish with Fresh Lemon
and Lindigoe Sauce
Cured Half Shell Mussels and Prawn Platter with Mandarin and Chili
Salsa
Gammon with Honey and Mustard Dressing
Trio of Fish Terrine with Tomato and Caper Vinaigrette

From The Hot Buffet
Cheese Gnocchi with Mushrooms
Walnut and Gorgonzola Sauce

Grilled Beef Medallions with Pink Peppercorn
and Blueberry Jus
Roasted Boneless Quail with Grapes and Tarragon Sauce
Seared Sea Bass Medallions with Braised Fennel, Pernod and Dill
Velouté
Roast Duck Leg with Orange and Liquorice Root Jus
Panache of Seasonal Vegetables
Roast Potatoes with Fried Onions and Pancetta

Carvery
Roast Turkey and Stuffing with Giblet Gravy
Desserts
Assortment of French and Traditional Christmas Desserts

€42.50 per person including 18% VAT
Children (up to 12 years)
€21.50 per person including 18% VAT

Entertainment by Adrian Brincat and his trio of smooth Jazz

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DE MONDION
NEW YEAR’S EVE GALA DINNER 2015

Cured Pigeon Breast Salad
Winter Vegetables with Brioche and Pomegranate
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Roasted King Scallops
Braised Pork Cheeks, Jerusalem Artichoke Compression
Beetroot and Barolo Foam
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Foie Gras and Winter Truffle Coulant
Shallow Fried Veal Sweet Breads and Broad Beans
Light Hazelnut Velouté
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Sous-Vide Half Lobster
Green Asparagus infused with Lemon Verbena
Whipped Pomme Purée, Baby Pac Choi
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Local Honeycomb Parfait
Raspberry Sorbet, White Chocolate and Mint Crème Caramel
Whisky infused Pineapple
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Coffee and Mignardises

€155.00 per person including 18% VAT

Entertainment by Fiona Cauchi

Fiona is a well-known local wedding singer and guitarist who dedicates all her love of singing and performing mainly for this purpose.  She loves to venture mostly into blues, folk, country and adult contemporary and is currently working on a project with two other fellow guitarists on an album portraying this style.  She took part in numerous festivals locally and internationally and walked away with the FIDOF award as most promising young talent in the International Song Festival of 2001 as well as the Maestro Chircop Award in 2013, a year which highlighted a special moment in her career. n local wedding singer and guitarist who dedicates all her love of singing and performing mainly for this purpose.  She loves to venture mostly into blues, folk, country and adult contemporary and is currently working on a project with two other fellow guitarists on an album portraying this style.  She took part in numerous festivals locally and internationally and walked away with the FIDOF award as most promising young talent in the International Song Festival of 2001 as well as the Maestro Chircop Award in 2013, a year which highlighted a special moment in her career.

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PALAZZO DE PIRO
NEW YEAR’S EVE DINNER MENU 2015

Cured Salmon and Slightly Smoked King Scallops
Aromatic Leaves, Kumquat and Dill Dressing
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Wild Game and Cheese filled Ravioli
Parsnips and Shiitake Mushrooms
Café de Paris Chicken Jus
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Roasted Beef Filled with a Dried Cranberry and Parsley Crust
Sweet Potato Purée, Mashed Potatoes, Root Vegetable Bundle
Semi Sweet Tomato Jus
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Raspberry and White Chocolate Mousse
Warm Pear and Ricotta Tart, Brown Butter Foam
Roasted Almond Ice Cream
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Coffee and Mince Pies

€39.50 per person including 18% VAT

 Entertainment by Kylie Coleiro

Kylie, a twenty-two year old performer who most notably does not want to seem older and keeps in check with her age when taking to the stage. She has a fresh, expressive, fun and free outlook on life which ultimately gives her an attitude and vocal style to match accordingly. Kylie started her singing career at just eight years old with the encouragement of her school music teacher who noticed her natural talent. Throughout the years, she has made a number of television appearances including being a resident singer on the programme Showtime which aired on TVM and had very high audience figures throughout its course.

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DE MONDION
CHRISTMAS DAY CARVERY LUNCH 2015

Pressed Foie Gras Terrine with Orange
Apple and Pear Chutney, Toasted Brioche
Carmelised Walnuts
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Light Lobster and Saffron Soup
Truffle Crème Fraiche
From The Carving Station
Slow Roasted Breast of Turkey with Sage and Dried Cranberry Butter
Roasted Fillet of Charolaise Beef
Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb
Braised Pork Cheeks with Mustard Seeds
Confit Monkfish Tails with Lemon and Star Anise
Accompaniments
Apple and Golden Raisin Jus
Juniper Berry Infused Lamb Jus
Madeira Sauce
Roasted Celeriac, Carrots and Brussels Sprouts
Dauphinoise Potato with Truffle Oil
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Warm Christmas Pudding, Hazelnut Cherry Log
Rum and Raisin Ice Cream
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Coffee and Biscotti

€55.00 per person including 18% VAT

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PALAZZO DE PIRO
NEW YEAR’S DAY LUNCH 2016

Burrata and Grilled Green Asparagus Salad
Black Olive Croutons, Mixed Leaves
Salsa Verde
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Roasted Squash and Celeriac Velouté
Parmesan Croutons
From The Carving Station
Slow Roasted Beef Ribeye
Roasted Leg of Lamb
Pork Loin stuffed with Prunes and Maltese Sausage
Roasted Salmon Medallions
Accompaniments
Minted Beef Jus
Beef Jus
Dill and Fennel Sauce
Panache of Winter Vegetables
Croquette Potatoes
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Bitter Chocolate and Caramel Tart
Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream, Mango Compote
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Coffee and Biscotti

€35.50 per person including 18% VAT
Children (up to 12 years)
€18.00 per person including 18% VAT

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TRATTORIA A.D 1530
NEW YEAR’S DAY LUNCH 2016

Cerna filled Ravioli
Avocado, Leeks and Baby Spinach
Saffron Cream Sauce
or
Chicken, Dried Apricot and Pistachio Galantine
Toasted Brioche, Cumberland Sauce, Aromatic Leaves
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Roasted Squash and Celeriac Velouté
Parmesan Croutons
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Baked Local White Grouper
Chive Mash, Roasted Root Vegetables with Thyme
Fish and Olive Oil Emulsion
or
Grilled Black Angus Rib Eye
Chive Mash, Roasted Root Vegetables with Thyme
Madeira Wine Jus
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Bitter Chocolate and Caramel Tart
Bourbon Vanilla Ice Cream, Mango Compote
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Coffee and Biscotti

Euro 37.50 per person including 18% VAT

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THE XARA LODGE
CHRISTMAS DAY
EARLY BREAKFAST 2015

Mulled Wine Spiced with Cinnamon and Cloves

Juices and Beverages
Fresh Orange Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Apple Juice, Pineapple Juice
Selection of Tea, Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Hot Chocolate
and Herbal Teas

Healthy Corner
Cornflakes, Oat Muesli, Rice Crispies, Crunchy Nut,
Cinnamon Stewed Apricots, Fruit Compote, Milk,
Skimmed Milk, Fruit Yoghurt, Plain Yoghurt
Walnuts and Hazelnuts

Selection of Italian Charcutiere and Smoked Fish
Italian Salami, Air-Cured Parma Ham
Gammon, Cooked Ham, Smoked Turkey
Smoked Salmon and Smoked Trout

Cheese Selection
Brie, Fresh and Peppered Goat’s Cheese
Grana Padano and Edam

Seasonal Fresh Fruit
Fresh Fruit Salad
Cantaloupe Melon, Pineapple, Grapes, Grapefruit, Apples, Kiwi and
Oranges

Hot Food
Scrambled Eggs
Boiled Eggs
Poached Eggs on Multigrain Bread with Parsley and Parmesan
Grilled Smoked Bacon
Grilled Pork Sausages
Grilled Tomatoes and Mushrooms
Sauté Potatoes
Baked Beans

Baker’s Basket
Croissants, Pain au Chocolate, Custard and Raisin Pinwheels,
Maltese Pastizzi
Selection of Maltese and International Bread and Rolls
Blueberry Muffins, Cookies, Selection of Dry Cakes
Jams, Marmalades and Butter

€25.95 per person including 18% VAT
Children (up to 12 years) €13.00 per person including 18% VAT

 

If you would like to experience an Infinitely Xara Christmas this year get in touch and make your booking for a truly memorable festive experience. 


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