Posts Tagged: elegant

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Tangy Cold Pea Soup (vegan and not vegan)

Last weekend, a friend had a bunch of women over to her backyard to make preserved lemons and dolmades, and infuse bottles and bottles of alcohol with herbs, spices, fruits and flowers.  It was a glorious event and I’ll be

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Tangy Cold Pea Soup (vegan and not vegan)

Last weekend, a friend had a bunch of women over to her backyard to make preserved lemons and dolmades, and infuse bottles and bottles of alcohol with herbs, spices, fruits and flowers.  It was a glorious event and I’ll be

Cardamom Cashew Cream and Rhubarb Rose Parfait https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/05/27/cardamom-cashew-cream-and-rhubarb-rose-parfait-vegan/
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Cardamom Cashew Cream and Rhubarb Rose Parfait (vegan)

This is a blog post about food.  It is definitely not an excuse to post pictures of the stray (available) kitten who lives on the back porch of a friend who had my husband and I over for brunch last weekend.Even

Cardamom Cashew Cream and Rhubarb Rose Parfait https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/05/27/cardamom-cashew-cream-and-rhubarb-rose-parfait-vegan/
/ Erin

Cardamom Cashew Cream and Rhubarb Rose Parfait (vegan)

This is a blog post about food.  It is definitely not an excuse to post pictures of the stray (available) kitten who lives on the back porch of a friend who had my husband and I over for brunch last weekend.Even

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Charred Broccolini with Black Forbidden Rice and Sweet, Spicy Lime Sauce

Decadent Eight Course Vegan Tasting Menu for The Illuminati Ball (see above photo), but it’s also morphed into a simple and excellent every day lunch salad (see photo below)!  I wanted to replace the Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Sweet Sriracha Lime Sauce on

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Charred Broccolini with Black Forbidden Rice and Sweet, Spicy Lime Sauce

Decadent Eight Course Vegan Tasting Menu for The Illuminati Ball (see above photo), but it’s also morphed into a simple and excellent every day lunch salad (see photo below)!  I wanted to replace the Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Sweet Sriracha Lime Sauce on

photo by Claire Matern
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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

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Sautéed and Salted Medjool Dates with Whiskey

At The Illuminati Ball, we serve Medjool Dates sautéed in very good olive oil and sprinkled with Maldone salt as an amuse bouche.  Pairing sweet dates with salt, usually bacon or goat cheese is pretty classic.  I didn’t invent the

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/ Erin

Sautéed and Salted Medjool Dates with Whiskey

At The Illuminati Ball, we serve Medjool Dates sautéed in very good olive oil and sprinkled with Maldone salt as an amuse bouche.  Pairing sweet dates with salt, usually bacon or goat cheese is pretty classic.  I didn’t invent the

Creamy Lime Shots with Dark Chocolate and Ginger (Vegan)
https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/03/05/creamy-lime-shots-with-dark-chocolate-and-ginger-vegan/
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Creamy Lime Shots with Dark Chocolate and Ginger (Vegan)

I created this dessert to finish the 8 course vegan tasting menu that I am cooking for The Illuminati Ball.  We will try it out for the first time at the March 12th show.  It has been pretty fabulous having

Creamy Lime Shots with Dark Chocolate and Ginger (Vegan)
https://bigsislittledish.com/2016/03/05/creamy-lime-shots-with-dark-chocolate-and-ginger-vegan/
/ Erin

Creamy Lime Shots with Dark Chocolate and Ginger (Vegan)

I created this dessert to finish the 8 course vegan tasting menu that I am cooking for The Illuminati Ball.  We will try it out for the first time at the March 12th show.  It has been pretty fabulous having

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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

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/ 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