Posts Tagged: dinner

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Milk Baked Chicken with Orange Zest, Saffron, Cinnamon and Spanish Paprika

I first heard about the concept of braising meat in milk when I read the book “Cooked” by Micheal Pollan.  The book is divided into elements.  There is a fire chapter (about barbecue), an air chapter (about bread baking and leavening),

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Milk Baked Chicken with Orange Zest, Saffron, Cinnamon and Spanish Paprika

I first heard about the concept of braising meat in milk when I read the book “Cooked” by Micheal Pollan.  The book is divided into elements.  There is a fire chapter (about barbecue), an air chapter (about bread baking and leavening),

Mochiko Chicken and Miso Slaw Bento Box https://bigsislittledish.com/2017/01/29/bento-box-mochiko-chicken-rice-and-miso-slaw/
/ Erin

Bento Box- Mochiko Chicken, Rice and Miso Slaw

I spent the second half of my childhood in Hawaii.  There are certain local foods that I will never stop craving.  I’ve figured out how to make a few of them. This Mochicko chicken recipe is pretty classic.  The accompanying

Mochiko Chicken and Miso Slaw Bento Box https://bigsislittledish.com/2017/01/29/bento-box-mochiko-chicken-rice-and-miso-slaw/
/ Erin

Bento Box- Mochiko Chicken, Rice and Miso Slaw

I spent the second half of my childhood in Hawaii.  There are certain local foods that I will never stop craving.  I’ve figured out how to make a few of them. This Mochicko chicken recipe is pretty classic.  The accompanying

photo by Claire Matern
/ Erin

A Decadent Eight Course Vegan Tasting Menu for The Illuminati Ball

For the last few months I have been creating and perfecting the menu for the immersive excursion “The Illuminati Ball”  created by artist, protectress of animals and all around bad ass Cynthia Von Buhler. The Illuminati Ball is a surrealist

photo by Claire Matern
/ Erin

A Decadent Eight Course Vegan Tasting Menu for The Illuminati Ball

For the last few months I have been creating and perfecting the menu for the immersive excursion “The Illuminati Ball”  created by artist, protectress of animals and all around bad ass Cynthia Von Buhler. The Illuminati Ball is a surrealist

Crispy Yuba Mock Duck with Vietnamese Pickles https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/03/03/crispy-yuba-mock-duck-with-vietnamese-pickles-and-herbs-vegan-and-gluten-free/
/ Erin

Crispy Yuba Mock Duck with Vietnamese Pickles and Herbs (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

On select weekends over the next few months, I am cooking a tasting menu for 30 guests attending The Illuminati Ball.  The creator of this fabulous event, Cynthia Von Buhler, gave me free reign over the menu and made just two requests.  The menu

Crispy Yuba Mock Duck with Vietnamese Pickles https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/03/03/crispy-yuba-mock-duck-with-vietnamese-pickles-and-herbs-vegan-and-gluten-free/
/ Erin

Crispy Yuba Mock Duck with Vietnamese Pickles and Herbs (Vegan and Gluten-Free)

On select weekends over the next few months, I am cooking a tasting menu for 30 guests attending The Illuminati Ball.  The creator of this fabulous event, Cynthia Von Buhler, gave me free reign over the menu and made just two requests.  The menu

Tomato Soup with Smoked Paprika https://bigsislittledish.com/2015/09/04/tomato-soup-with-smoked-paprika/
/ Erin

Tomato Soup with Smoked Paprika

I started imagining this soup in the late winter, when good tomatoes and the time to cook seemed like a distant and impossible fantasy.  I just scribbled out the basic idea and waited for August to come. It was worth

Tomato Soup with Smoked Paprika https://bigsislittledish.com/2015/09/04/tomato-soup-with-smoked-paprika/
/ Erin

Tomato Soup with Smoked Paprika

I started imagining this soup in the late winter, when good tomatoes and the time to cook seemed like a distant and impossible fantasy.  I just scribbled out the basic idea and waited for August to come. It was worth

Gabbie's Hard Cider from Ravenskill Orchards and Cidery/ fresh fennel seeds
/ Erin

Oil Poached Halibut with Green Fennel Seeds and Dry Apple Cider

Before I went to Gabriola Island this August, I visited my sister in Vancouver.  She lives in a beautiful neighborhood where many elderly Greek people have been lovingly tending to their gardens for thirty or more years.  She also lives

Gabbie's Hard Cider from Ravenskill Orchards and Cidery/ fresh fennel seeds
/ Erin

Oil Poached Halibut with Green Fennel Seeds and Dry Apple Cider

Before I went to Gabriola Island this August, I visited my sister in Vancouver.  She lives in a beautiful neighborhood where many elderly Greek people have been lovingly tending to their gardens for thirty or more years.  She also lives

Serving the Food
/ Erin

Run a Luncheonette Cooking Camp with Brooklyn Apple Academy

Right before I left on vacation, I had the pleasure of co-teaching a cooking camp for kids at the Sunview Luncheonette in Greenpoint Brooklyn.  The Sunview is an old, classic Luncheonette turned social club and microvenue for art, poetics, regionalism, mutual

Serving the Food
/ Erin

Run a Luncheonette Cooking Camp with Brooklyn Apple Academy

Right before I left on vacation, I had the pleasure of co-teaching a cooking camp for kids at the Sunview Luncheonette in Greenpoint Brooklyn.  The Sunview is an old, classic Luncheonette turned social club and microvenue for art, poetics, regionalism, mutual