Gisele’s Ratatouille

Ingredients 3 Onions3 Eggplant3 Courgettes (zucchini)3 Cloves GarlicTomato Sauce*Olive OilSaltPepper Directions Peel onions, eggplant, courgettes and garlic. Cube the eggplant and courgettes. Large dice the onion and finely chop the garlic. Separately sauté’ each of…Continue Reading

Provencal Roast Chicken

“Poulet Farci au Persil”Recipe courtesy of Michele Guerard Ingredients2 Free Range chickens, 3 lbs each4 purple shallots finely chopped2 white shallots finely chopped6 mushrooms finely chopped8 oz unsliced smoked bacon, cut in pieces and pulsed…Continue Reading

Crostini

Ingredients 1 rustic French Baguette1/4 cup Poggi Bonsi Extra-Virgin Olive Oil by TrampettiSea salt Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.Slice the baguette at a slight diagonal into 1/4″ slices. Brush both sides with a little…Continue Reading

Bourbon Sour “Poggi Style”

Ingredients: 2 ounces bourbon 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon Juice 1/2 ounce Ritrovo Selections Organic Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1/2 ounce pure maple syrup Dash black walnut bitters Directions: Pour all ingredients into an ice-filled cocktail shaker and…Continue Reading

Mini Blueberry Smash

Makes 2 mini cocktails Ingredients: 2 tablespoons Blueberry, Thyme and Raspberry Balsamic Shrub 2 ounce gin 1 ounce elderflower liqueur (like St. Germain) 3-4 ounces club soda fresh blueberries, for garnish thyme sprigs, for garnish slice of…Continue Reading

One Bite Appetizers, Two Sip Cocktails Menu

1 Limoncello Mint Spritz Proscuitto Parmesan Pinwheels Torta al Testo* with Bresaola, Arugula, and Lemon Garlic Mayonnaise 2 Keli’s Mini Mai Tai  Curry Garlic Shrimp on Madras Cheddar Shortbread Spicy Fried Chickpeas 3 Mini Blueberry…Continue Reading

Keli’s Mini Mai Tai

Makes 2 cocktails Ingredients: 1 ounce coconut rum 2 ounces POG (Passion, Orange, Guava Juice) Dark Rum float Pineapple spear Directions: Pour coconut rum into an ice-filled cocktail glass, stir Pour 1/4 ounce of dark rum over…Continue Reading

Spicy Fried Chickpeas

Ingredients: 2 (14 oz) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 2 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon 1 tsp kosher salt, divided 2 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons curry 1/4 – 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper Directions: Drain chickpeas into a…Continue Reading

Blueberry-Raspberry Shrub with Thyme

Ingredients: 1/2 pound fresh blueberries 1/2 pound fresh raspberries 5 sprigs fresh thyme 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup Ritrovo Selections Aged Balsamic Vinegar Directions: Macerate fruit and thyme in a glass bowl, mix in…Continue Reading