Archive for December, 2010

Fuyu Persimmon Carpaccio with San Daniele Ham, Manchego, Pecans & Aged Balsamic

I was walking in Chinatown the other day and came across a street vendor with a giant stall of Fuyu persimmons. I haven’t cooked much with persimmons before which is a shame because i just recently discovered what a versatile, delicious and beautiful ingredient it can be. After buying a bagful for a bargain i [...]

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Artichoke Heart, Salmon Cream, Poached Egg, Smoked Scottish Salmon, Osetra caviar

It’s Christmas morning, a snow blanket covers the city and nothing, and i mean nothing in the world could make you leave the coziness of the house. Yet, a little bit of luxury on Christmas morning would seem appropriate. A brunch item for the Gods like these artichoke hearts filled with a salmon crème fraiche, and [...]

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Orange Soufflé with Grand-Marnier

Have you ever found yourself craving a dessert after a nice hearty meal on a cold winter day to realize you don’t have anything besides a few oranges in a basket? I love oranges, and there’s nothing wrong with simply slicing an orange for dessert but sometimes you feel like you’ve been working hard and [...]

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