Soup!

Soup is a delicious dish suitable for any occasion. Lunch, dinner, appetizer, entree or dessert, soup can play a memorable role if done right. I’ve made great soups in thirty minutes and some have taken over an hour. Here are some French classic soup categories. Ingredients may vary depending on your specific idea or recipe. […]

Flavor Excursions #7 French night

With skills learned at Atmosphere Bistro this dinner was a great success. Snack: mussels (moules) with lemon/ fennel cream. Course 1 Cauliflower soup with sweet tomato gelee. Course 2 Crawfish n shrimp Thermidor, truffled mushrooms Course 3 Foie trio Foie Gras/ strawberry Torchone w/ mango Chicken liver mousse/blueberry Course 4 Roasted lamb with Arugula, radish, […]

Flavor Excursions #5 Steak & Whisky

This dinner was great! Five courses of beef prepared five different ways via five different cuisines (French, Japanese, Argentina, American, Moroccan)

Flavor Excursions #3 Fried Chicken and Saki.

This was one of my favorite menus!

Flavor Excursions #6 Asian night

This 11 course Asian dinner was a smash! Amuse bouce – Cherry with pickled ginger and mint. 1. Snapper, Snowcrab and Salmon roe roll. 2. Chilled scallop shashimi w green onion, daikon radish, hoisin dressing. 3. Panang curry Chicken ¬†dumplings. 4. Foil roasted Mataki mushroom. 5. Cilantro, radish BBQ ribs. 6.¬† Asian greens w shitake […]

Flavor Excursions #14 ‘Italian Night II’

Approaching in March, Flavor Excursions revisits Italy! Hears a look at whats to come….. Olive oil poached Tuna and quail egg bruschetta Polenta w cheese and anchovies Grilled squid over shaved fennel, lemon and arugula. Grilled Trevisso w grapes, pine nuts, cheese, crispy prosciutto and balsamic, Spinach n ricotta stuffed pasta, with creamy salt cod […]

Flavor Excursions #12 Valentines Seafood dinner.

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What an evening, filled with great food, libations and fun people. Take a look at the menu: Course 1 Mussel Bisque Course 2 House cured Sturgeon with caviar and black pepper/dill sour cream . Course 3 House smoked Trout and arugula bruschetta. Course 4 Poached Salmon balls with creamy spinach. Course 5 Curried Swordfish with […]

Flavor Excursions #1Italian Dinner

Italian Dinner was a blast! Thanks everyone for coming. -Fried olives stuffed with sausage -Polenta cubes with shrimp and tomato -Red wine braised Goat -Salt cod gratin with fennel and onions -Roasted pumpkin with golden raisin and chipolini onion. -Spinach with gigante beans, grated ramono cheese and lemon breadcrumbs. Dessert: -Blueberry and marscepone cheese filled […]

Flavor Excursions #2 Spanish Dinner

Spanish dinner was fantastic! Thanks everyone who joined in that night.

Flavor Excursions #11 BBQ, Bourbon and Beer

January 17th 2013 This month we will be showing our grill skills with some delicious BBQ specialties. Jerk Ribs, citrus grilled chicken , and BBQ turkey wings along with some delicious side dishes will be featured.     Menu: Jerk pork ribs Mango BBQ turkey wings Citrus BBQ chicken. Fingerling Potato/arugula, dijon salad. Grilled veggie […]