Category: The Art Of The Hors D’Oeuvres

  • Parmesan Tomato Herb Straws

    Makes about 24 straws Ingredients 1 package puff pastry (one large sheet) Flour 1 egg beaten ½ cup sundried tomato, chopped superfine 1 tablespoon basil, chopped superfine ½ cup parmesan cheese, grated Maldon salt Directions On a floured surface roll out the puff pastry and brush with the beaten egg until the dough is moist. […]

  • Preserved Lemon-Chili Chimichurri Meatballs

    Makes about 30 meatballs Ingredients 1 to 2 garlic cloves ¼- ½ cup preserved lemons 1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 cup fresh mint leaves 1 long red chili, deseeded and chopped, superfine â…“ cup champagne vinegar ½ cup extra virgin olive oil Salt, to taste 2 pounds ground turkey 1 egg, beaten Olive […]

  • Roasted Heirloom Vegetable Ricotta Carrot Roulade with Black Olive Herbal Drizzle

    Makes 20-30 Roulades Ingredients 3 medium heirloom summer squashes, chopped large 1 cup heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved 2 medium red heirloom carrots, chopped large 3 cloves garlic, peeled 1 medium red onion, peeled and quartered 6 cremini mushrooms, halved Olive oil Salt & pepper 4 large heirloom carrots 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons lemon […]

  • Pickled Shrimp & Fennel

    Serves 9 Ingredients 4 lemons (juice of 4, zest of 2) 1 cup white wine vinegar (lemon champagne vinegar also is great) 1/4 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon wholegrain mustard 2 teaspoons fennel seeds 1 teaspoon dried chili flakes 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 2 cloves garlic chopped fine 3 fresh bay leaves 1 large fennel […]

  • Summer Corn Crab Puffs

    Makes 2 dozen puffs Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium shallot, chopped fine ½ cup flour 1 ½ cup whole milk 1 cup lump crabmeat 1 cup fresh sweet corn kernels 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped fine 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 tablespoon fresh […]

  • Herbal Ouzo Lemonade

    Makes one pitcher of lemonade Ingredients ½ cup fresh tarragon leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved ½ cup fresh mint leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved ½ cup fresh thai basil leaves, 1 tablespoon reserved 1⁄3 cup water 1⁄3 cup sugar 1 cup fresh lemon juice 1 cup simple syrup 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1½ cups ouzo Ice Directions […]

  • Herbal Lemonade

    Makes 1 gallon Ingredients 1 cup herbal syrup (herbs of choice) 2 cups lemon juice 10 cups water 2 cups ice Herbs for garnish Directions Mix together the herbal syrup and the lemon juice and fill pitcher with ice and water, garnish with herb leaves!