Manresa: Assorted Potatoes, Curds and Whey, Norinade

The Manresa cookbook from the three- star restaurant of the same name in California is a beautiful, inspiring and thoughtfully written book. I read it cover to cover and frequently flip through it to read various parts every so often. Chef David Kinch got my attention when he was featured on a season of TheContinue reading “Manresa: Assorted Potatoes, Curds and Whey, Norinade”

Homemade Fresh Mozzarella

I’ve tried making mozzarella a couple of times before with no success..until now. This was fantastic. The recipe that worked for me was from the “Ideas in Food” book (I just did not use the Lipase enzyme). Now, this time I used raw non-homogenized milk from a farm. So, it still remains to be seenContinue reading “Homemade Fresh Mozzarella”

Barley Miso Porridge, Soft Cheese, Vegetables

Aesthetically, this dish needs work, but I am extremely proud of how delicious it was. The flavors popped and worked brilliantly together. It was fresh, healthy and refined. Cooking from the NOMA cookbook is not an easy feat. NOMA in Copenhagen is the new “Best Restaurant in the World”. Rene Redzepi’s cuisine is fiercely local, and in Scandinavia localContinue reading “Barley Miso Porridge, Soft Cheese, Vegetables”