Archive for October, 2008

Feed Your Addiction: Black & White Truffle Risottos

I have to warn you these risottos may cost you your kids college fund, but hey!.. why not!? Some things in life are just THAT good. So tell the brats to get a job and you… start feeding your addiction. You know you want to! Excuse the low level of morality today but… Am i […]


Seared Sea Scallops w/ Sweet Corn Cream, Quail Egg and Black Truffle

The truffle season has officially started! Early black truffles from Burgundy (not as pungent as the ones from Perigord but quite nice) and Alba white truffles have appeared on the markets last week. The price tag is so stiff that if you take the plunge, you better knock-yourself unconscious. It’s down right outrageous, yet one […]


Brioche with Olives, Gruyere, Smoked Bacon & Tomato

No I haven’t abandoned you, it’s just that I’m a little bit too busy for blogging these days. I have a bunch of recipes and photographs ready to be posted but I rarely get the time to write a nice post. Emails go unanswered. I don’t respond to comments. My growing beard makes me look […]


Oeuf en Cocotte with Maitake Mushrooms, Baby Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes & Parmesan Cream

[The following story could traumatize small children as well as certain adults. Your discretion is adviced.] Once upon a time there was a little egg who lived on a farm upstate New York. The little egg looked just like any other egg on this farm but he was different in the fact he had big […]


Recession? Eat Bouillabaisse and Be Merry!

Remember before this financial crisis madness started we were all worried about silly things like what color shirt? or what’s for dinner? Those salad days have come and gone my friends… or are they? Step off that ledge and take a look at this Bouillabaisse. You’ll notice i added a symbolic lobster to an otherwise […]