b'THE CARNEGIE CLUBseason them with a parsley and cashew nut dressing andwith the members and discovering what they like is a key serve with a warm salad. Then well line up our vegetarianpart of that. We conduct a lot of garden and kitchen or vegan dish against the other dishes we are serving andtours, says Lindsay. We always take time to accommodate ask ourselves, is it on par? and its often better! guests. Some will pop into the kitchen just to find out The food that eventually ends up on Skibos fine bonewhat were making for dinner that night, others will come china is a result of the collaboration between the Clubsin just as the fresh fish or a box of fresh vegetables from chefs, gardeners and local producers. Every day well havethe garden is being delivered and theyre fascinated. 20 variants of fruit and vegetables delivered to theBut food at Skibo is more than a delectable meal kitchen, which is a dream, says Lindsay. With ingredientsmade with fresh, homegrown ingredients, its an freshly pulled out of the garden, the flavours are moreexperience, and this is something the team delight in pronouncedtheyre like 3D flavours. It makes it easierdelivering. Around once a week, well have people ask if to achieve a delicious plate of food knowing we have freshthey can come into the kitchen, says Lindsay, who gives ingredients out in the garden. Last year, we bakedmembers guidance on everything from carving roast celeriac, grated it and squeezed it through a cloth. Itdinners to making macarons. People want to make pasta, became a delicious consomm. Its really rewardingsalads, things they are struggling with at home, and when you can over-deliver on your own expectations andPrevious page: northsometimes they can teach you a thing or two as well. A lot coast langoustines. say, Wow, a celeriac did this. Opposite: pepperedof kids come in when were making ice cream, which is The chefs ability to match the expectations ofvenison with a warmriotous, but a lot of fun.members with the ingredients in the garden is what setsWaldorf salad. ThisThe open kitchen in the golf Clubhouse also presents page: native brown the food offering at Skibo apart. Building relationshipscrab with celeriac the perfect opportunity for members and chefs to35 '