Category Archives: Soup

Making the most of asparagus

Thinking like a chef who has to squeeze every last bit out of an ingredient to bring in the money has its advantages. The hard stemmy ends are souped and sauced back in spring…

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BY Menu, 26 February 2008

I composed this menu for pesco vegetarians. Goat cheese and chive ravioli, tomato and basil vinaigrette A classic flavour combo that just works so well. The “vinaigrette” is more like a light tomato based sauce with sharp acidity. Celeriac soup, … Continue reading

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HOF menu, 16 November 2007

Clam and mussel soup, curry drizzle Pleasant with the Riesling but, because of the cream, I would have preferred something other than a dry Riesling with this (Spatlese would be nice). Nevertheless, others feel (as here) that a dry Riesling … Continue reading

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Michel Richard’s Happy in the Kitchen

Michel Richard’s book Happy in the Kitchen has some interesting ideas in it. There are some nice reinterpretations; the “Low Carb-o-nara” (in which the “pasta” is actually blanched onion rings) works very well. Unfortunately, there are other ideas which while … Continue reading

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MET Menu

Wine matching menu for M, E and T, February 2007. Apple soup, curried white chocolate foam I was playing around with different ideas for soup and came up with this. I think the combination of apple, curry and white chocolate … Continue reading

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