From barbecued ribs to pumpkin desserts, residents have been enjoying top-notch meal service
With autumn and Halloween have come a variety of seasonal culinary favourites from the Country Terrace kitchen.
Last week, Country Terrace nutritional care manager Alex Achillini and his team at the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home prepared several resident-favourite meals and treats. For Halloween, the team prepared barbecued pork ribs that were slow-cooked for six hours.
The ribs went over very well with residents, Alex says.
“The ribs were incredible; they melted in your mouth,” he tells The OMNIway. “(We received) great comments from residents.”
Also on the Halloween menu were fancy chocolate cupcakes with an array of toppings and drizzles that residents also enjoyed, Alex notes.
“We used different flavours and garnishes for the cupcake icing; they looked pretty,” he says.
Also featured last week was a “pumpkin cart” that was created by the nutritional care team. The cart, which had a pumpkin for a centrepiece, was filled with desserts that were both tasty and sophisticated in appearance.
These included several sweets made from pumpkins, including pumpkin bars, chocolate-pumpkin cookies and pumpkin cheesecake parfait.
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