Winter Entertaining Recipes: Fried Cauliflower

INGREDIENTS: 1 head cauliflower, cored, broken into small florets (about 4 cups), washed, & well drained 3 large eggs, beaten 2 tablespoons heavy cream 1/2 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or Grana Padano 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley Kosher salt & … Continue reading

Cotton Candy

If cotton candy is just for carnivals and street airs, why is it a fixture at The Four Seasons and other Michelin-starred restaurants like Anthos? Because it’s fun, it’s beautiful, and it’s dead easy to make! I’m not big on … Continue reading

Top 5 gifts for Father’s Day

This is a “no tie” zone! Father’s day is right around the corner and instead of getting him yet another tie, give him what he really wants. Dads can be tough to shop for and I’ve been told that I’m … Continue reading

Pâte á Choux (Cream Puffs) & Chocolate Éclairs

  INGREDIENTS: (makes 3 dozen cream puffs)  PATE A CHOUX: 1 ½ cups water 1 stick unsalted butter, cut into cubes 1 tbsp condensed 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour  7-8 large eggs PASTRY CREAM: … Continue reading

 Baked French Toast with Strawberry Compote

  INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 4-6) FOR FRENCH TOAST: Butter, for greasing Challah bread 8 whole eggs 2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup whipping (heavy) cream 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon of lemon … Continue reading

Savory Parmesan Sformato with Grilled Asparagus

  INGREDIENTS: (Serves 8) GNUDI: 1 ½ c heavy cream ½ c whole milk 1 clove garlic, minced 2 oz grated parmesan 1 tsp kosher salt 1/8tsp cracked black pepper 2 large eggs 2 large yolks  METHOD: Preheat the oven … Continue reading

Italian Eggs Benedict

  INGREDIENTS: (SERVES 6) PECORINO SCONES: 1 ½ cup all purpose flour 1 cup grated pecorino cheese 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 ½ tsp granulated sugar 1tsp kosher salt 1 cup heavy cream   WHITE WINE ZABAGLIONE: 6 egg yolks … Continue reading