Monthly Archives: June 2011

Test Cake

Strawberry liquor and syrup imbibed vanilla genoise sponge cake, mousseline cream (pastry cream with butter), strawberries, and a layer of strawberry puree on top. Decorations of mint leaves and strawberries. This is a test cake for a wedding. We’ll hopefully be … Continue reading

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Steak and Pesto Risotto

Grilled steak and corn on the cob, pesto and asparagus risotto. Simple and delicious!

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Vegetable Baked Ziti

From Jamie Oliver’s book, diced red onion, celery, carrots, leeks, portobello mushrooms, dried chanterelles, garlic, basil stems and leaves, and canned plum tomatoes for the red sauce. White sauce is light cream, creme fraiche, anchovies, and pecorino romano. A layer … Continue reading

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Basic Salmon

Alaskan wild salmon, baby bella mushrooms, yellow bell pepper, cucumber, and corn all grilled and seasoned with sunflower oil, pinch of salt and pinch of pepper. Bottle of Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse (beer) on the side.

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