Category Archives: Fig

March Menu 2012

Oyster risotto I was trying to think of a starter that was reasonably filling and could accompany Chablis… Arborio rice (naturally) stirred endlessly while vegetable and shellfish stocks and white wine are continually added and reduced. Then, for the last … Continue reading

Posted in Cheese, Chocolate, Dessert, Fig, Lettuce, Menu, Mushroom, Nuts, Rice, Shellfish, Uncategorized | Leave a comment


Shola Olunloyo continues to inspire… available ingredients influence… ideas fuse… Pretty good with an (off-dry side of dry) Savennières.

Posted in Apple, Bell pepper/capsicum, Fig, Greens, Nuts, Olive, Pork, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Duck and figs

I had always been interested by Thomas Keller’s dish of five-spiced roasted lobster with Port-poached figs and duck foie gras. Finally having access to some fantastic figs, I thought to pair them with duck. The figs are oven-braised in Port-style … Continue reading

Posted in Duck, Fig, Potato, Uncategorized | Leave a comment