Archive for October 2018

Chef Ed Brown, President of Restaurant Services at Restaurant Associates, creates a dish to showcase Olive Oils from Spain, and chickpeas in three different ways to accompany poached salmon. This dish features hojiblanca which is rich in natural antioxidants, as well as picual which adds a bit of a pungent kick to the dish. 

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/oliveoilsfromspain/poachedsalmon/

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Chef Ed Brown, President of Restaurant Services at Restaurant Associates, shows us a delicious and healthy pancake recipe. This quinoa and kale pancake features three different Spanish olive oils, arbequina, cornicabra, and picual, and is topped with a refreshing vegetable relish.

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/oliveoilsfromspain/quinoapancakes/

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Chef Ed Brown, President of Restaurant Services at Restaurant Associates, shares a recipe featuring the Spanish olive oil, Arbequina. This simple yet elegant Ajo Blanco, or white gazpacho, is prepared quickly and is perfect for a warm day.

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/oliveoilsfromspain/ajoblanco/

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Chefs Stephen Barber and Kipp Ramsey from Farmstead Long Meadow Ranch in California’s Napa Valley show us how to make one of their most popular signature dishes: BBQ Pulled American Lamb Shoulder with Braised Chickpeas and Spiced Yogurt. The lamb is seasoned with a paprika and cumin rub and smoked for 8 hours. The pulled lamb is served on top of a bed of braised chickpeas and smoked tomatoes with pickled Fresno chilies. The pulled lamb can also be served in a sandwich.

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/americanlamb/bbqpulledlambshoulder/

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Chefs Stephen Barber and Kipp Ramsey from Farmstead Long Meadow Ranch in California’s Napa Valley show us how to make American Lamb Chops with Pecan Dukkah and Salsa Verde. The American lamb t-bone chops are marinated with smoked paprika, oregano and garlic for about 6 hours, then grilled for about 10 minutes with eggplant and onions. Chef Stephen and Kipp finish the dish with slow-cooked tomatoes, salsa verde and pecan dukkah.

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/americanlamb/lambchops/

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Smoked Denver Lamb Ribs

Chefs Stephen Barber and Kipp Ramsey from Farmstead Long Meadow Ranch in California’s Napa Valley show us how to make BBQ Denver Lamb Ribs. They season the ribs with vindaloo spice and smoke them for about 4 hours until tender. They are finished on a grill and brushed with a spicy tomato marmalade. The chefs plate the ribs with pickled red onions.  

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/americanlamb/smokeddenverlambribs/ 

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Learn how to cook a whole lamb over live fire from Chefs Stephen Barber and Kipp Ramsey from Farmstead Long Meadow Ranch in California’s Napa Valley. They coat the lamb with a rosemary, harissa and vindaloo spice rub, and cook the lamb on a rack over a cherry and oak wood fire. They serve the lamb with a chimichurri sauce, potatoes and peppers.     

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/americanlamb/wholelamb/

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Chefs Stephen Barber and Kipp Ramsey from Farmstead Long Meadow Ranch in California’s Napa Valley make Leg of American Lamb with Succotash, Creamed Corn and Harissa. They marinade the boneless leg of lamb for 24 hours then tie and grill it for even cooking. The lamb is sliced and served with summer vegetable succotash and creamed corn to pay homage to Farmstead Restaurant’s southern roots.

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/americanlamb/legoflambwithsuccotash/

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This Thai Watermelon Rind Noodle Salad with Mint, Peanuts, and Shrimp uses shredded watermelon rind instead of more traditional green papaya as the “noodles.” Watermelon is a cousin to the cucumber and pairs well with Southeast Asian flavors. Watch as Chef Rebecca Peizer from The Culinary Institute of America shows us how to make this refreshing and healthful salad.

Go to recipe page: http://www.ciaprochef.com/watermelon/thaiwatermelonrindsalad/

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Watermelon Shrub

Fermented beverages and shrubs have become popular because of their refreshing zingy flavor as well as their health benefits. Watch as Chef Rebecca Peizer from The Culinary Institute of America shows us how to make this watermelon shrub with watermelon juice, sugar and vinegar. You can enjoy the brightly flavored shrub simply mixed with sparkling water, in cocktails, salad dressings or as a glaze for meats.

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/watermelon/watermelonshrub/

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Watch Chef Rebecca Peizer from The Culinary Institute of America shows us a creative and delicious way to use watermelon rind in this Watermelon Rind Massaman Curry with Winter Vegetables. Watermelons are in the gourd family, and pair well with other winter vegetables and warm spices.  

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/watermelon/watermelonrindmassamancurry/

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Candied Watermelon Rind

Don’t throw away that watermelon rind! Watch as Chef Rebecca Peizer from The Culinary Institute of America makes candied watermelon rind, perfect as a garnish on a watermelon cocktail, dipped into chocolate, or topped onto your favorite dessert.

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/watermelon/candiedwatermelonrind/

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This Watermelon and Avocado Mosaic with Dungeness Crab Salad dish is as beautiful as it is delicious. Watch as Chef Rebecca Peizer from The Culinary Institute of America shows us how to make a “tile” of cubed avocado, and red and yellow watermelon.  

Recipe at: http://www.ciaprochef.com/watermelon/watermelonmosaicsalad/

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