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Socca (Chic-pea crepes)

Ingredients: 1 cup                           Chic-pea flour 1 ¼ cup                                    Water 1T                                Olive oil, virgin 1/2t                              Rosemary, minced 3T                                Parsley, minced tt                                  Salt tt                                  Black pepper, ground   Procedure: Place chic-pea flour in a mixing bowl and slowly drizzle in water to make a semi thin batter Mix in olive oil and herbs Season Ladle batter  […]

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Zuppa di Verdura e Fagioli (Vegetable and Bean Soup)

Ingredients: 1 cup                           Pasta or wheat berries optional 1 cup                           Zolfini or Cannellini beans, dried, soaked overnight 2 T                               Olive oil or sunflower oil 5oz                              Pancetta, ground * 1 small                         Onion, med dice 1 cup                           Fennel med. Dice 1 ea                              Carrot, med. dice 5 leaves                       Swiss chard or spinach trimmed and coarsely chopped […]

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Ichiban Dashi (Primary or First Fish/Seaweed Stock)

Ingredients:                  1qt                          Water ½ oz                        Kombu (kelp), dried ½ oz                        Katsuo (dried bonito) Procedure: Wipe kombu with a damp towel Place in a pot and simmer on low heat for ten minutes Remove kombu and add katsuo Remove pan from heat and allow katsuo to settle on the bottom (1o minutes Strain Ingredients for […]

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Shellfish Nage

4 stalks                                    Lemongrass 1qt                               Shellfish stock (clam is best)* 2 sprigs                                    Lemon Thyme 6 sprigs                                    Parsley, including stems ½ cup                           Tomato consommé (if available) 1 clove                         Garlic, crushed 1 ea                              Bay leaf Procedure: Thinly slice the lemongrass and place in a sauce pot Add remaining ingredient  and bring to a simmer Simmer/reduce briefly, but […]

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Shellfish Fumet/Stock White

4#                    Quahogs 8oz                  Mussels 1#                    Mirepoix cut 1 inch (20%) 1 cup               White wine 1 ea                  Bouquet garni Procedure: Wash shellfish well Sweat mirepoix for ten minutes Add white wine and reduce by half Add shellfish and bouquet garni and cover with water Simmer for 30 minutes Reserve clams and mussels Strain stock *It is […]

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Gazpacho

Ingredients: 12 ea.                           Ripe Tomatoes, seeds squeezed out 3 ea.                             Red Peppers, seeded 5 ea.                             Cucumbers, seeded, peeled 3 ea.                             Red Onions 1 oz                             Virgin Olive Oil 4 oz                             Red Wine Vinegar 2 to 4 cups                   Tomato juice, V-8, or tomato broth* ½ cup                           Yogurt, non-fat ½ cup                           Dill, chopped tt                                  Salt tt                                  Ground Black […]

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