Friday, May 21, 2010

~great hill blue cheese~

~goose island summertime kolsch beer~

~mascarpone cheesecake with shortbread pignoli crust recipe~

~mascarpone cheesecake with shortbread pignoli crust recipe~

for crust:

100 lorna doone shortbread cookies (finely ground)
2/3 cup pignolis
10 Tbls. unsalted butter

preheat oven to 350
combine ingredients
place in buttered half pan and bake till golden brown.
remove from oven and cool

for filling:
30 ounces of cream cheese softened
12 ounces mascarpone cheese room temp. (1 cup about)
1 1/8 cup of sugar
5 large eggs
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
1/4 and 1/8 tsp salt

beat cream cheese, mascarpone and sugar in large bowl till fluffy
add one egg at a time then add vanilla, lemon juice and salt mix on low till combined, pour into crust and bake(350degrees) until cake is set.

Monday, May 10, 2010

~sundried tomato aioli recipe~

1 tsp. granulated garlic
1 tsp. fresh garlic minced
1 cup sundried tomatoes packed
1 jalapeno fresh seeded and stem removed
2 tsp. salt and pepper
3 cup fresh or prepared mayo
1/4 tsp cayenne

blend all ingredients in robo coupe till smooth consistency

~pommery mustard vinaigrette recipe~

1 Tbls. parsley minced
2 Tlbs. shallot minced
3 cup vegetable oil
1 cup champagne vinegar
2 tsp. salt and pepper
1 cup apple juice
6 Tbls. pommery mustard

blend all ingredients adding oil slowly

Monday, May 3, 2010

~creme brulee au chocolat recipe~

Chocolate crème brulee

6 ounces 72% chocolate
2/3 cup sugar
8 large egg yolks
3cups and 3 tablespoons heavy cream

Put chocolate in bowl
Combine sugar and eggs in bowl and whisk till combined
Bring cream to a boil, then stir into chocolate until melted and smooth
Temper into egg sugar mixture
Strain and fill ramekins
Bake in water bath for about an hour till set
Let cool at room temperature and refrigerate

~kussi oyster with laetitia brut rose strawberry foam~

~kussi oyster with laetitia brut rose strawberry foam~