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It’s a special weekend treat breakfast that can served as a full meal any time of day. You won't be hungry for hours.
Maybe add chestnuts or chestnut purée. You could call this a French-German-English version of an old standby.
If you are fortunate to live near a farmers’ market, indulge in local farm fresh produce when possible. Ask if this farmer actually grew the produce or bought it from a nearby farm.
Just a suggestion: Start the meal with an espresso cup on a saucer, offering a drinkable hot tester of my very special silky cream of celery soup. Follow with the meal plan below.
Celery is a nutritious vegetable that isn’t used enough. Writings of a historical vent state that in olden days celery was referred to as an aphrodisiac. I cannot speak to that.
It’s a love/hate relationship with sage. For some, it’s an acquired taste, as with olives and anchovies.
With any of these dishes a small side serving of my herb-marinated Canadian creamy goat cheese coins will be a taste bud tantalizer.
Who would have thought such a simple yet slightly differently prepared mix would be worth reinventing?
For those who imbibe, offer a cool glass of ruby port. What a beautiful paired meal. Make it for family or for entertaining. Just make multiples of the puff pastry wrapped pork loins, roasted simultaneously.
Holiday entertaining, anyone? Here’s a special gourmet plate that has an unspeakable visual quality as well as being a marriage of delicious flavours.