Monthly Archives: March 2011

Pizza!

Two pizzas (small for American standards). Whole goods while grain dough in both. First pizza with stewed tomatoes only for the sauce, topped with sautéed peppers, mozzarella, and fresh basil. Second homemade pesto for the sauce topped with sautéed peppers, … Continue reading

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Raspberry and Lemon Charlotte

Lady Fingers imbibed with lemon Cointreau syrup for the shell, then a layer of raspberry mousse followed by a layer of lemon mousse (made using freshly made lemon curd). The mousse base is roughly 1/3 whipped cream and 2/3 Italian … Continue reading

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Short Bread Cookies

Assorted short bread cookies. Chocolate, vanilla with a hint of orange, and both in swirl and mixed form.

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Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted butternut squash, skim milk, French lentils, a pinch of cinnamon, nutmeg, ground vanilla, pepper, and baby bok choy. (Next time the bok choy needs to be cut into smaller pieces as they were too big for the spoon!) On … Continue reading

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Birthday Cake

Chocolate genoise base imbibed with framboise spiked syrup. Topped with a hidden layer of raspberry puree,  then a layer of chocolate mousse. Happy Birthday text in dark chocolate.  Chocolate swirls made by Dan from tempered chocolate spread flat in a … Continue reading

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Cambodian Spring Rolls

Pork, carrots, onions, peanuts, and bean thread noodles wrapped in rice paper and deep fried. Lettuce is the wrapped around spring rolls along with bean sprouts, mint leaves, cucumber, and basil leaves. Then dipped in fish sauce, delicious! (We had … Continue reading

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Sorbet

Blood orange, raspberry, and mango sorbets, each store bought and quite good!

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Sole, Scallops, and Mussels etc

Sautéed Filet of sole, with sautéed scallops. Mussels cooked in a broth of reisling wine, calvados apple cognac, and assorted vegetable trimmings. Cooking juice from mussels was reduced to make the sauce along with diced shallots and carrots, cream, and … Continue reading

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Pesto

Delicious pesto, prosciutto, and mozzarella dinner!

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