Posts Tagged: dinner

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

Slow Roasted Salmon with Lemon, Parsley and Baby Turnips and Their Greens
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/07/11/adaptable-slow-roasted-salmon-with-citrus-herbs-and-root-vegetables-with-their-greens-beet-turnip-and-radish-variations-farmshare-cooking-weeks-3-and-4/
/ Erin

Adaptable Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Herbs and Root Vegetables with their Greens (beet, turnip and radish variations) / Farmshare Cooking Weeks 3 and 4

FARMSHARE COOKING WEEK 3 Shell peas, radishes and romaine- Made into salad with Smokey Buttermilk Dressing Baby bok choy, spring onions-  Used in Healthy Ramen with Homemade Rice Noodles Radish tops- Sauteed with spring onions and eaten with eggs Strawberries- 

Slow Roasted Salmon with Lemon, Parsley and Baby Turnips and Their Greens
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/07/11/adaptable-slow-roasted-salmon-with-citrus-herbs-and-root-vegetables-with-their-greens-beet-turnip-and-radish-variations-farmshare-cooking-weeks-3-and-4/
/ Erin

Adaptable Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Herbs and Root Vegetables with their Greens (beet, turnip and radish variations) / Farmshare Cooking Weeks 3 and 4

FARMSHARE COOKING WEEK 3 Shell peas, radishes and romaine- Made into salad with Smokey Buttermilk Dressing Baby bok choy, spring onions-  Used in Healthy Ramen with Homemade Rice Noodles Radish tops- Sauteed with spring onions and eaten with eggs Strawberries- 

Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips
/ Erin

Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips/ A Perfect Spring Dinner Party

Chinotto is an Italian cola that is flavoured with bitter orange.  It is fairly common or Canada (or at least it was in Vancouver when I was a kid) and I was wild about it as a teenager.  Here, in

Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips
/ Erin

Chinotto Braised Pork with Baby Turnips/ A Perfect Spring Dinner Party

Chinotto is an Italian cola that is flavoured with bitter orange.  It is fairly common or Canada (or at least it was in Vancouver when I was a kid) and I was wild about it as a teenager.  Here, in