Poggi Favorite Cocktails

Smashed Apple Cocktail

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Ingredients: 2 ounces Honey Crisp (or other) Apple Juice 2 ounces white rum ½ ounce lemon juice ½ ounce Ritrovo Selections Apple Balsamic Vinegar 1 dash bitters, like Fee Brothers apple slice Directions: Shake first four ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Pour into ice-filled glasses and finish with a dash of bitters and garnish […]

Chipotle Peanut Butter Truffles

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups Eliot’s Honey Chipotle Peanut Dutter 1 cup European butter 4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 1/3 graham cracker crumbs 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 tablespoon shortening Directions: Mix together peanut butter, butter or margarine, confectioners’ sugar, and graham cracker crumbs. Shape into 1 inch balls. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in […]

Honey Dijon Dipping Sauce

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Ingredients: 3/4 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons Ritrovo Selections Sulla Honey 2 tablespoons Beaufor Extra-Strong Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons orange juice (more or less as needed) Directions: Combine all ingredients except orange juice; stir well. Thin to pouring consistency for dressing or dipping consistency for dips with orange juice. Cover and chill […]

Peppery Chicken and Prosciutto Bites

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2” pieces (or thighs) 1 tablespoon Victoria Gourmet Cracked Black Pepper Rub 2 tablespoons Poggi Bonsi Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 1 – 8-ounce package of sliced prosciutto, cut into 1″ strips   Directions: Combine chicken pieces, cracked pepper rub and olive oil. Allow to marinate for at least […]

Hazelnut Pomegranate Thumbprint Cookies

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Makes 24 cookies Courtesy of Marth Stewart These crispy, crunchy, nutty delights are perfect for the holidays Ingredients: 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar 1 large egg, separated, each part lightly beaten 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon coarse salt 1/2 cup […]

Hummus Yogurt Dip

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons Victoria Gourmet Moroccan Seasoning 1 – 15 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 cup full-fat Greek Yogurt Directions: Place all the ingredients except yogurt in a food processor. Pulse thoroughly until the mixture is smooth and creamy. […]

Moroccan Lamb Meatballs

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Makes 24 cocktail-sized meatballs Ingredients: 1 pound ground lamb filet 1/4 cup roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley leaves 1 cup grated onion, rinsed in a sieve and squeezed dry 1/4 cup white raisins, finely chopped 1 tablespoon GarlicIt Caramelized Garlic Finish 1 tablespoon Victoria Gourmet Moroccan Seasoning 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons Mustapha’s Harissa 2 teaspoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon […]

Rustic Olive Oil Crackers

Saturday, October 22nd, 2016

Makes 4 large cracker sheets Ingredients: 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 cup lukewarm water 1/3 cup Poggi Bonsi Extra Virgin Olive Oil Poggi Bonsi Fine Grey Sea Salt* Directions: Preheat the oven to 450°F with a heavy baking sheet or an Emile Henry baking […]

Poggi Favorite Cocktails and Appetizers Menu

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Cocktails and appetizers are some of our favorite things to experiment with here at Poggi Bonsi! We have a festive menu planned for this cooking class. Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday October 25, 26 or 27, 2016. 6-8pm Class fee: $60 1 “Smashed Apple” Vodka, Apple Cider, Fig Barolo Syrup, Apple Balsamic Vinegar, Sparking Water Rustic Olive […]