Sunday, February 17, 2008

Kitchen Kriminal February 16th, 2008

Thanks to all who attended Valentines Kitchen Kriminal! And Happy Birthday Rick! Roses & a cozy fire!

Creme de Cauliflower en Croute
Lightly Spiced with Red Curry

Crab Gratin
Truffled Potato & Leeks with Sauce Béarnaise

Duck Confit
Parsnip Puree, Braised Celery, Celery Salad

Chicken Breast with Roasted Romaine
Kalamata Olive Puree, Roasted Red Peppers, Fried Chickpeas

Roasted Rack of Lamb
Potato Rosti, Toasted Garlic Puree & Broccoli

Warm Chocolate Tart
Brandied Strawberries, Vanilla Ice Cream

Sunday, February 10, 2008

Kitchen Kriminal February 9th, 2008

Thanks to Catherine and David for hosting Kitchen Kriminal!
It was a pleasure cooking for you and your friends.

Mushroom Pie
Spinach & Frisse Salad, Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Seared Crab Cake
Broccolini, Sautéed Grapes & Toasted Walnuts

Roasted Salmon Pave
Green Beans, Cardamom Roasted Pear Tomatoes, Creamy Polenta

Shrimp with Sausage
White Beans & Sundried Tomatoes, Radicchio Chiffonade

Smoked Paprika Pork Tenderloin
Sweet Potatoes, Cabbage leaves, Bacon and Roasted Garlic Nage

Tour de Marze Brie
Mixed Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Chocolate Chip Bread Pudding
Chocolate Gelato
After Dinner Chat.

Saturday, February 2, 2008

February 1st 2008 Kitchen Kriminal Dinner

Thanks to all for participating in Kitchen Kriminal at Casa Van Janke! We had a blast!

Cosy dinner by the fire.

Sautéed Japanese Eggplant
Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella

Truffled Polenta
Soft Poached Egg, Herb Crouton

Roasted Garlic Shrimp
Potato and Olive Tart, Meyer Lemon Vinaigrette

Fennel Pie
Sundried Tomato Sausage, Frisse Salad

Riballita “ Reboiled Soup”
Herb Braised Chicken Thigh, Crisp Bacon

Olive Oil Cake
Pistachio Gelato and Blood Orange Salad

A great group of friends!