Category Archives: canapes

july 4th menu (revised)

canapés: chilled corn consommé & basil potato pop-overs with sweet & sour jalapeño             cocktail: ume boshi-black berry-pisco sour dinner: akaushi beef tartare, purslane, black sesame crouquant, & spicy golden raisin smoked gulf trout , yamabuki miso, puffed rice, cilantro & … Continue reading

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tenacity menu, private home – 6/2/08

(CANAPES) poached quail egg, brioche, piquillo pepper & almond tapenade gulf crab, sofrito, avocado, horseradish & crunchy plantain ( DINNER) yellowfin tuna, miso, peaches & cilantro pistou compressed zucchini ribbons, candied black olive, roasted tomato & yellow squash puree  “fat … Continue reading

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nippan daido

i started the mise en place for this friday’s “tour de champagne” event at the hotel derek and got excited when i realized a trip to nippan daido was in my future.  this place is a wonderful local resource for … Continue reading

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saturday may 15, 2008 – private home

(CANAPES) chilled spring pea soup & smoked marshmallows peruvian potato espuma, fennel & smoked salmon ( DINNER) yuzu, carbonated grape & cucumber fizz unagi, gelled buttered popcorn & chive grass-fed beef tartare, foamed gulf oyster, miso & horseradish chilled fennel … Continue reading

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the woodlands wine & food week

 featuring chefs from peru!!! the wine rendezvous grand tasting & chef showcase 7pm-10pm saturday, june 7th marriott the woodlands waterway hotel & convention center 1601 lake robbins drive the woodlands, texas 77380  www.wineandfoodweek.com …come visit us at the inaugural continental … Continue reading

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beets, horseradish & local chevre

 red beet crouquant with cheesy girl (local chevre) to achieve the crispy beet crouquant : – poach peeled beets in port wine, fresh rosemary, peppercorns, sugar & h2o – puree beets with just enough liquid to make a smooth paste, … Continue reading

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great taste….less filling!!!!

cocktail sauce consommé   2 qts cocktail sauce, heavily seasoned 6 qts fresh shellfish stock 4 egg whites, whipped to incorporate air   mop 1.       using a  heavy-duty stainless steel sauce pot, mix all ingredients 2.      heat over medium heat, … Continue reading

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tenacity is really taking off…

tenacity, my private dinner service has really began to grow!!!  these dinners allow the client to become a guest in their own home.  tenacity allows me the opportunity to connect with people on a level that can’t be reached at … Continue reading

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tenacity’s july 4th menu…

private home… (CANAPES) cornbread madelines with sweet & sour jalapeño deviled quail egg with shaved summer truffle (DINNER) layered big eye tuna & hempstead watermelon, candied chili serrano, white soy & cilantro akaushi beef tartare, whole grain mustard paper, spicy … Continue reading

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upcoming menu from tenacity dinner service…

  (CANAPES) textured crystal clear bloody mary grated tuna bacon, saffron marshmallow & anise hyssop yuzu, carbonated grape & cucumber fizz (DINNER) pacific sea urchin, gelled buttered popcorn & chive grass-fed beef & gulf oyster tartare, miso, crunchy bread & … Continue reading

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