Monday, January 25, 2010

Understanding the meat industry and its effects

We have been doing much research lately on the difference between grass fed and grain fed beef. I think many people who buy meat are not aware that the choices they make at the market really do affect our environment, animals' welfare, the world and its inhabitants.
To better understand how your purchasing choices can make a difference in creating a more sustainable world read the article links below.,9171,1953692,00.html

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Food Highlights

Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy 2010

Last night we rang in the New Year cooking for a lovely group of 14, in a private home in Brooklyn, overlooking the Verrazanno Bridge. 

Here is the Menu..

Thursday, 31 December 2009

New Year's Eve Dinner 



Pizza Bianca 

Parmigiano - Reggiano 


Marinated Olives 

With Lemon and Thyme 


Prosciutto Di Parma 




Duck Liver Mousse 

Red Onion Marmalade, Toasted Brioche 


Tuna Tartar  

With Homemade Potato Crisps 


Lobster Cinzano Risotto 


Filet Mignon 

Haricots Verts & Bernaise Sauce 




Cinnamon Chocolate Pudding 

Toasted Pine Nuts 


Mixed Berries with Cream 


Broken Cannoli 

Sweet Ricotta with Dark Chocolate Slivers, Candied Citrus & Crushed Pistachios 




Winter Pear Martini 

Kettle One, Pear Puree & Lemon Juice 


Champagne Cocktail 

Angostura Bitters, & Raw Sugar 


French 75 

Tanqueray, Lemon Juice & Champagne