Category: Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch

  • “Sweet” Gluten Free Pie Dough

    Makes one pie shell or 4 tartlets Ingredients 1 ½ cup rice flour 3 tablespoons light brown sugar ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 stick of butter, cold and cubed Ice water Directions In a large bowl, combine flour, brown sugar and vanilla and salt. Cut in butter with two forks or a pastry […]

  • Strawberry Rhubarb Tartlets with Honey Crème Fresh

    Makes 6 tartlets Ingredients Sweet Pie Dough (1 recipe- for one large tart) 1 pint fresh strawberries, hulled and quartered 1 cup rhubarb, sliced â…“ cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 cup crème fresh ¼ cup honey Directions Preheat oven to 375° F. Place the pie dough into 6 little […]

  • Spring Greens & Fennel Salad with Grainy Mustard Vinaigrette

    Serves 6 Ingredients 3 cups spring greens 1 fennel bulb, sliced thin 3 tablespoons fresh dill leaves 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon leaves â…“ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard 2 tablespoons honey 1 clove garlic, chopped fine 2 tablespoons lemon juice Salt/pepper Directions In a large […]

  • Steamed Asparagus with Citrus Salt & Olive Oil

    Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1 pound (abut 30-40 medium spears) fresh green asparagus, ends trimmed 1 teaspoons lemon zest, plus 2 teaspoons extra Salt ¼ cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon lime zest 1 teaspoon orange zest 1 teaspoon coarse salt 1 tablespoon maldon salt Directions Bring 2 inches of water in […]

  • Warm Tomato Herb Salsa

    Makes 1 cup of salsa Ingredients Olive oil ½ medium yellow onion, chopped fine 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped fine 1 tablespoons fresh tarragon, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper, cracked Directions In a medium sauté pan, heat […]

  • Baked Egg & Goat Cheese in Brioche Cups with Tomato Herb Salsa

    Serves 6 Ingredients 6 mini brioche rolls ½ cup melted butter 6 eggs Salt/pepper 3 ounces goat cheese 3 tablespoons fresh chives Tomato herb salsa (recipe follows) Directions Preheat oven to 375° F. Cut off the tops of the brioche rolls and scoop out a small portion of the inside, enough for a cracked egg […]

  • Herbal Simple Syrup

    Makes 2 cups Ingredients 1 cup sugar (any type of sugar will work) 1 cup water 1 cup fresh herbs leaves & stems Directions Place all ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Turn heat to low and simmer for approximately 5-10 minutes depending on how potent you wish the syrup to […]

  • Sweet Herbal Mimosas (Lemon Thyme Orange & Basil Tangerine)

    Makes 1 mimosa Ingredients 1 ounce herbal syrup (lemon thyme or basil), recipe follows 2 ounces fresh juice (orange or tangerine) 4-6 ounces champagne, prosecco or cava Directions In a champagne class combine the herbal syrup and the citrus juice and fill glass with champagne, cava or prosecco. Herbal Simple Syrup Makes 2 cups Ingredients […]