Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Wagyu Beef, White Truffle, Scallion

Elements of this dish include:

Grilled Wagyu Beef Ribeye
White Truffle Creme Caramel
Sicilian Pistachio Puree
Grilled Beef Fat Confit Potatoes
Sicilian Pistachio
Truffle-Grilled Beef Fat Vinaigrette
Sliced White Truffle
Black Truffle Pieces
Carbonated Grapes
Scallion Puree

Monday, November 9, 2009

Potato Gnocchi, 5 Supporting Herbs, Queen Anne's Lace

Elements in this dish include:

Crispy Potato Gnocchi
Cippolini Onions, roasted in their skins
Baby Red Onions
Chive Puree
Crispy Prosciutto Chips
Grilled Prosciutto Consomme, Table-side
Queen Anne's Lace
5 Supporting Herbs:
1. Chive Tips
2. Marjoram
3. Winter Savory
4. Purple Oregano
5. Marigold Petals

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Beets, Strawberries, Black Garlic, Red Sorrel

Elements of this dish include:

Red and Gold Beets, Roasted
Candy Striped Beets, Raw and Shaved
Champagne Ice Beets, Raw and Shaved
Hazelnut Oil Powder
Roasted and Ground Hazelnuts
Sherry Vinegar Pate de Fruit
Candied and Salted Hazelnuts
Black Garlic Puree
Red Beet Puree Frozen in Nitrogen
Golden Beet Sorbet
Fleur de Sel
Freeze Dried Strawberries
Fresh Strawberries
Red Sorrel
Beet Stem Marmalade

White Pumpkin, Bitter Chocolate, Finger Limes, Purslane

Elements of this dish include:

Bitter Chocolate in the form of a soft Ganache
Fried and Salted Pumpkin Seeds
Compressed Apples
Baby Lady Apples
Finger Limes
Duck Confit
Brioche Bread fried in Duck Fat
Crispy Duck Confit Skin
Pumpkin Chips
Puffed Spice Cracker
Golden Purslane
Pumpkin Leaf
Pumpkin Oil
White Pumpkin Soup Poured Table-side

Friday, November 6, 2009

Quince, Mandarin, Saffron, Hyssop

Frozen Quince Puree
Bitter Orange Puree
Freeze Dried Mandarin
Mandarin Cells

Concord Grape, Raisin, Crispy, Wild Lemon Balm

Elements of this dish include:

Concord Grape Custard
House-made Concord Grape Raisins
Freeze Dried Grapes
Wild Lemon Balm

It is a semi-sweet transitional course from the savory world. After the custard is set, we build the dish and place it under vacuum. When the guest open the jar it "pops" like a jelly jar.

Cassia Bud, Tropical Notes, African Blue Basil

Elements of this dish include:

Cassia Bud Custard
Tropical Granola
Banana Puree
Lime Zest Puree
Licorice Syrup
Freeze Dried Pineapple
Frozen Coconut Shell
Coconut Powder
African Blue Basil
Basil Seeds