Monday, April 23, 2012

My Menu

Sorry for the break in posts, lots of end of the year wrap up projects for school. So to celebrate this blog reaching 1000 hits I have my own menu showcase! ( With recipes to come)
Butters: Red wine and shallot, Lemon and chive, Tomato Garlic
Smoked pepper cured trout salad, picked asparagus and endive, chickpea pancake, citrus vinaigrette
Pulled pork, apple, and cardamom ravioli, crispy pork belly, french lentils, apple and squash puree, braise jus
Crisp seared halibut with white balsamic citrus glaze, crisp eggplant and zucchini stack, cauliflower and capper risotto, sweet tomato chuntney, grilled lemon vinaigrette
Mango sorbet with roasted pineapple, banana fritters, coconut shortbread, banana anglaise and raspberry coulis

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Menu showcase

Roasted beets with herb orange goats cheese, apple, fresh pickled mushrooms and radishes, spicy praline, beet vinaigrette and arugula pesto
Roasted tomato and saffron lobster broth, house smoked salmon and mussels, roasted corn, peppered cornmeal biscuit
Hickory smoked duck, mushroom duck crep, forbidden rice, carrot - caraway puree, brussel sprouts, whiskey onions
Traditional bread pudding, house made strawberry ice cream, kiwi jelly, crackling chip, caramel sauce, raspberry coulis

Roasted beet salad, warm walnut cake with a spiced apple relish, toasted walnuts, baby shoots and greens, goat cheese sabayon, cider reduction
Duck prosciutto, poached quail egg, toasted croustade, grilled asparagus, grapefruit hollandaise with a rosti potato galette
Savory crusted lamb loin, brasied lamb shank croquetter, red onion and cranberry confit, glazed baby carrots, sauce verde and a natural reduction
Creme caramel, red wine poached pears, rich ginger cake, vanilla ice cream, tuile cookies, red wine reduction Thomas:
BLT seared digby scallops, house smoked bacon fritter, apple relish, baby shoots and leaves, roast tomato chutney, apple cider sabayon
Cream of asparagus ribbons, toasted almonds and herb creme fraiche, basil oil
Stuffed cornish hen breast, confit leg in a potato basket, wild mushroom napoleon, lacquered baby onion, butternut squash puree, celeriac and apple jus
Chocolate orange creme brulee, amaretti cookie, pineapple and orange sorbet

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Menu Showcase

House smoked salmon with apple relish, leek, potato and spinach gratin with chevre cheese, garlic aioli and beet caviar, beet carpaccio with beet essence
Duo of leek, potato and squash soups with pesto, squash and flan, mulled apple cider pearl and milk tuile ribbon
Cocoa rubbed pork tenderlion on sunchoke puree, apple, rutabaga and emmental pave, mushroom arancini and apple, rosemarry sauce
Ganache brownie with carmel and hazelnuts caramel ice cream in a sugar bowl, frangipane and green apple gelee, raspberry coulis

Warm crab cake, roasted corn salsa, heirloom tomato carpaccio, frizee salad, roasted garlic herb vinaigrette
Duo of scallops, seared scallop, potato and parsnip rosti, lemon vinaigrette and citrus fennel braise, grilled scallop over a savory succotash, orange rosemary butter sauce
Herb and mustard crusted rack of lamb, wild mushroom risotto, roasted vegetable napoleon, red wine and shallot reduction, cipollini onion confit, parmesan crisp
Cointreau brioche french toast, cinnamon ice cream, maple tuile, blood orange creme anglaise, strawberry foam

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Ukrainian Easter Eggs

Apirl 1st was my 20th brithday, and I went over to my cousins house to make Ukrainian Easter eggs.