Panelle (Sicilian Chickpea Fritters) with Lemon Basil Flowers
A Sicilian specialty made with chickpea flour. I’ve made my variety using lemon-scented basil flowers from Casanova and Daughters of Covent Garden.
Caponata with Cinnamon Basil Flowers
Caponata is a Sicilian specialty. I’ve adapted the recipe to include basil flowers scented with cinnamon.
Tosi Gorgonzola Canapés , Ice Cream, Burgers and Wardorf Salads
This may seem a little over-the-top for a dinner party – but you will certainly make an impression!
Popcorn and Caviar
This may seem a little ‘left field’ or a crazy culinary ruse – but in fact it is grounded very objectively into our family’s Thanksgiving story…
Tosi Gorgonzola Tuna and Bresaola Canapés
Gorgonzola has quite specific likes – I’ve tried to find good partners for both the dolce and piccante.
Tosi Gorgonzola Canapés with Pumpkin and Mushroom
Gorgonzola has quite specific likes – I’ve tried to find good partners for both the dolce and the piccante.
Asparagus, Plaice and Maltaise Mousse Canapes
This is a spin on Escoffier’s white asparagus with sauce maltaise. The two are often served as an accompaniment for a white fish such as turbot. Here the fish is plaice rolled around asparagus and a maltaise mousse and served as a canapé.
Tosi Gorgonzola with Asparagus on Polenta
Well, what do you know, here’s a taste combination from out of the blue! Asparagus and dolci Gorgonzola. Add grilled polenta and well-paired wine and you will be in Italian food heaven.
Dad’s Japanese style Asparagus Tempura Soba
This is a classic Japanese way with soba and tempura. Strickly speaking the asparagus tempura is kaki-age, made like a tempura fritter rather than individual spears coated in tempura. But such academic details seem trivial when it comes to tempura – any tempura is amazing – especially asparagus!
Asparagus Niçoise Salad
The exact constituent parts of an authentic Niçoise salad is a matter of contentious debate. There must be as many points of view as there are cooks. So I am throwing my hat into the ring and offer up Niçoise with asparagus!!