Thursday, January 14, 2010

Kitchen Kriminal December 19, 2009

Thank you Christina and Matt! Great Holiday Dinner with wonderful friends!

Pan Seared Crab Cake
Brown Sugar Caramelized Apple,
Brown Butter & Pine Nut Sauce

Roasted Salmon
Melt Leeks, Chive & Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce

Caramelized Onion Tart
Blue Cheese, Prosciutto & Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette

Garlic & Chili Sautéed Prawns
Piperade of Peppers, Broccoli & Baby Arugula

Braised Short Ribs
Truffle Twice Baked Potatoes, Creamed Spinach & Gremolata

Chocolate Cake
Ginger Cranberry Chutney, Candied Orange Zest
& Vic's Egg Nog Whipped Cream

Kitchen Kriminal November 28th, 2009

Happy Birthday Mary Ellen & Thanks to the Halls for Hosting!

Spiced Butternut Squash Bisque
Apple & Butternut Squash Salad, Coriander Froth

Peasant Pie
Braised Leeks, Gouda Cheese with Lemon & Parsley Vinaigrette

Seared Crab Cake
Shaved Mixed Heirloom Baby Carrots
Coconut & Cilantro Vinaigrette

Chili & Smoked Paprika Roasted Shrimp
Caramelized Onions, Saffron Roasted Potatoes, Wilted Mizuna, Saffron Garlic Sauce

Garlic & Cardamom Seared Tri Tip
Cardamom Roasted Cherry Tomatoes, Udon Noodle Cake, Sesame Soy Sauce

Chocolate Torte with Caramelized Banana
Spiced Chocolate Sauce & Whipped Cream Cheese Mousse