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Culinary Creations Part 1

Here's a small sampling of the dishes that have come out of my kitchen over the past few months. Does this read like a resturant menu ?  Would be great to know, my hungry friends.

Antipasto 
Warm Garlic Pimenton Pimentos (Red Peppers) Brushcetta
Radish with Spicy Anchovy and Caper Sauce
Pimentos y Pimenton
Red Beets with Blood Orange Reduction
Long Stemmed Artichoke Hearts
Smoked  Maple Salmon , Pimentos Tapas




Minestre (Soups)
Cicerciehie (Wild Chickpeas) , Pomodori e Patate in umido
White Northern Beans with Baby Arugula and Shaved  Percorino Romano Cheese
Lentils with Grape Tomatoes and Smoked Provolone
Santorini Lentils with Goat Feta, Kalamata Olives , and Smoked Sturgeon
Spinach and Asparagus with Goat Ricotta
Green Lentil and Almonds
Udon with Lotus Root Miso Broth




Paste e Riso 
Fusilli Corti , Pomodori , Zucchine with Goat Cheese
Arborio Riso e Patate in Rosso
Cous Cous with Mexican Inspired Black Beans
Cous Cous with Sauteed Eggplant
Coud Cous with Artichoke Hearts
Red Quinoa  and Millet  with shallot , carrots, tomato
Whole Wheat Papardelle , Chick Peas and Red Pepper with Sharp Pecorino



Farfalle with Beans and Pimenton
Ziti with Spicy Flageolet Beans and handmade Pesto
Wild Rice and Japanese Eggplant
Spaghetti alla Chitarra  al Pomodoro and  Goat Ricotta
Bucatini with Fresh Garlic  Scapes




Secondi 
Pork Chops with Spicy Lentils
Catalan poached cod in Vietnamese Rice wraps
(Pic here)
Cod Fish and Scallops infused with key lime
Halibut over bed of Kale and Sweet Potato Garlic Saute'
Cod Fish wtih Pesto Primavera
Halibut with Lemon and Aleppo Pepper Sauce
Shrimp , Potato and Pimenton Crema
Red Snapper Filet with Escarole, Kalamata Olives , Red Peppers and Pine Nuts (pinoli)
Monk Fish , Asparagus and Lotus Root



Pistachio Encrusted Halibut with Blood Orange Reduction



Contorni (Side Dishes) 
Asparagus with Orange Vinaigrette
Spicy Escarole with  Celery
Sauteed White Mushrooms with Cilantro, Lemon and Red Jalapeno
Sweet Potato with Savory Lentils
Sauteed Portobello Mushrooms with Shasito Peppers
Mediterranean Potato with Green Beans
Turtle Peas and EVOO

Insalate (Salads)
Long Italian Eggplant, with  Beets and Baby Arugula
Baby Frisee' with Lyon Mustard , Kumquat Vinaigrette
Pickled White Anise Salad
Cactus Pears in Light Syrup

Stay Hungry My Friends

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