March 2009

dinner pig

MARCH 30, 2009

Hearts of Romaine Salad
pickled radishes, shaved sweet onion
torn garlic croutons, grilled asparagus
creamy buttermilk dressing

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Marinated Skirt Steak
with Paprika Compound Butter

garlic whipped yukon gold potatoes
roasted wild mushrooms, house made tasso ham
sweet carrot stew with mint

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Bayley Hazen
sunflower seed & wildflower honey compote

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Chocolate Brownies
salted butterscotch sauce
malt ice cream

MARCH 29, 2009
SUNDAY BRUNCH

Smoked Trout & Frisee Salad
piquillo peppers, california asparagus
toasted marcona almonds, herb croutons
mint créme fraiche

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Steak-n-Eggs
spiced beef blade steak
alexandre’s farm sunny side up eggs
wilted bloomsdale spinach, duck-fat potatoes
oven-dried tomato vinaigrette

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Berry Crumble Bars
almond streusel

DINNER

Frisee & Watercress Salad
toasted walnuts, shaved radishes, pickled haricot vert
marinated white anchovies, walnut vinaigrette

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Liberty Farms Duck Breast
pardina lentils, baby leeks, english peas,
baby tokyo turnips & their greens, roasted spring onions
whole grain mustard sauce

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Fogli di Noce
palladin toast
cipollini onion marmalade

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Fudge Cupcakes
chocolate-cream cheese frosting

MARCH 28, 2009

Baby Iceberg Wedge Salad
hobbs smoked bacon lardons, pickled sweet onions
shaved radishes, nicoise olives
avocado green goddess dressing

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Spiced Beef Flat Iron Steak
fried marble potatoes in spring onion vinaigrette
roasted cauliflower, herb breadcrumbs

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Gloucester
toasted beer bread
citrus jam

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Berry Crumble Bars
almond streusel

MARCH 27, 2009

California Asparagus Salad
hard boiled alexandre’s farm egg,
slow-roasted tomatoes on palladin toast
sliced serrano ham, sherry vinaigrette

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Roast Loin of Kurobuta Pork
saffron calasparra rice, broccoli rabe
pickled red onions, glazed kohlrabi
toasted hazelnut & piquillo pepper relish

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La Serena
marshall’s farm wildflower honey
sliced braeburn apple

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White Chocolate Mousse
fudge brownie
salted butterscotch sauce

MARCH 26, 2009

TFL Garden Mixed Green Salad
white cauliflower, poached sultana raisins
hosui asian pear, fra’mani sopressata
banyuls vinaigrette

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Marinated Beef Flank Steak
shaved fennel, wild arugula,
cara cara orange rounds, nicoise olive tapenade
haricots verts in sweet onion & green garlic confit

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Cantalet
spiced prunes
rosemary flatbread

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Carrot Cake
cream cheese frosting
toasted coconut

MARCH 25, 2009
“SWINE AND WINE”

From Tucker Taylor
Culinary Gardner
TFL Garden Mixed Baby Lettuces

hosui asian pears, toasted pine nuts, shaved radishes, fra’mani soppressata, sherry vinaigrette

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From Ross Shoop
Alexandre Farm’s
Whole Roast Pig

rancho gordo heirloom beans, fennel bulb, black olives,
lemon zest, grilled spring vegetables with romesco sauce

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From Lisa Gottreich and Miriam Block
Bohemian Creamery’s Cheese Selections

smoked almonds, marshall’s farm honey, fig jam,
cippolini onion chutney, kumquat marmalade

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From Claire Clark
The French Laundry Chocolate Pave

caramel corn, popcorn sherbet

MARCH 23, 2009

Endive & Broccolini Salad
toasted hazelnuts, shaved fennel
pickled radishes, thyme croutons
dried apricot mustard vinaigrette

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken
braised tfl garden bitter greens
house made pancetta, piment d’esplette
pencil asparagus fricasee, chickpeas
poached leeks, grated horseradish

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Rogue Creamery Smokey Blue
sweet onion marmalade

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Lemon Yoghurt Mousse
citrus salad
garden mint

MARCH 22, 2009
SUNDAY BRUNCH

Liberty Farms Duck Salad
smoked breast, garden frisee, blood orange rounds, toasted walnuts
marinated baby fennel

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Ham-n-Eggs
crispy midwestern pork belly with rolled herb omelette
buttermilk biscuits with alexandre’s dairy sweet butter & raspberry jam

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Pineapple & Blueberry Band aux Fruit
rum coconut anglaise

DINNER

Spring Garlic & Leafy Greens Soup
tfl garden lacinato kale rabe, poached marble potatoes
shaved celery salad

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Midwestern Prime Beef Flank Steak
braised globe artichokes, sweet carrot & chickpea stew
toasted farro, pickled golden turnips

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Oldwick Tome
endive & horseradish compote
palladin toast

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Pineapple & Blueberry Band aux Fruit
rum coconut anglaise

MARCH 21, 2009

Leek & Wild Mushroom Conserva Salad
olive oil-poached leeks
hen of the woods, oyster & shitake mushrooms
sliced radishes, piquillo peppers
grated hard-boiled egg

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Marinated Beef Flank Steak
caramelized endive, maple-glazed shallots
fried horseradish, roasted red & golden beets

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Silver Mountain Clothbound Cheddar
soda bread
pear butter

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Lemon Posset Berry Trifle
mixed berries
lemon custard

MARCH 20, 2009

Butter Lettuce Salad
soft boiled alexandre farm eggs
nicoise olives, hass avocado, haricot vert,
oven-dried tomatoes, sherry vinaigrette

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Roast Pozzi Farms Lamb Leg
baby fennel, marble potatoes
purple carrot mustard,
chickpea & asparagus gratin

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Capriole Dairy’s Sofia
herb salt crisps
fig balsamic jam

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Brioche Bread Pudding
toasted almonds
vanilla anglaise

MARCH 19, 2009

Acquarello Rice Croquettes
filled with fra’mani mortadella
oven-dried tomatoes, chipollini onions
roasted on salt, english peas

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Liberty Farm’s Duck Breast & Leg
confit salad with golden raisins & pinenuts
grilled leeks, saffron baby carrots
garden watercress

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Cowgirl Creamery’s Mt. Tam
shaved brussels sprout leaves
fried fresh chickpeas

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Red Velvet Cupcakes
lemon-cream cheese frosting

MARCH 16, 2009

Haricots Verts & Golden Beet Salad
red endive, young frisee, garden mint
white anchovies, sherry vinaigrette

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Marinated Skirt Steak
toasted quinoa with roasted cauliflower
piquillo peppers, broccoli rabe
sour orange, celery & spring onion relish

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Beecher’s Reserve Truckle
smoked marcona almonds, marshall’s farm honey
palladin soldiers

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Pecan Bars
whipped creme fraiche

MARCH 15, 2009
SUNDAY BRUNCH

Warm California Asparagus Soup
smoked idaho trout on baguette crouton
mint créme fraiche, crushed marcona almonds

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Ham-n-Eggs
braised midwestern pork cheeks
sorrel and shallot omelette
td willey farms savoy spinach & fried sunchokes

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Fudge Pecan Financier
vanilla anglaise, ortiz raspberries

DINNER

Fingerling Potato & Wild Arugula Salad
shaved fennel, pickled sweet onions
green garlic aioli

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Carolina Barbecue
rice pilaf with black-eyed peas and sorrel, hushpuppies
wild mushroom ragout, caramelized local asparagus

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Mt Townshend Creamery Cirrus
green apple-radish slaw
toasted walnut bread

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Fudge Pecan Financier
cinnamon ice cream , ortiz raspberries

MARCH 14, 2009

Portugese Salad
jacobsen farms turnips with tops,
red radishes, warm chorizo, garbanzo beans
pei mussels, mariscada vinaigrette

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Pozzi Farms Lamb T-Bones
white wine and paprika compound butter
red spring onions, haricots verts
ozette potatoes in oven-dried tomato vinaigrette

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Pleasant Hill Reserve
marshall’s farm wild flower honey
spiced marcona almonds

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Tiramisu
sweet espresso cream

MARCH 13, 2009

Frisee & Baby Carrot Salad
kalamata olive tapenade, celery batons
pickled radishes, black pepper-honey breadsticks
creamy herb dressing

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Mar I Muntanya
young chicken, gulf shrimp, pei mussels
sea beans, saffron calasparra rice
fennel confit, spring onion relish

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Roncal
slow-roasted tomato vinaigrette
fried parsley & capers

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D’Anjou Pear Jalousie
toasted almonds
vanilla anglaise

MARCH 12, 2009

Frisee & Watercress Salad
fra’mani soppressata, easter egg radishes
black olives, chickpea panisse
walnut vinaigrette

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Peppered Beef Blade Steaks
with Parsley Mustard

sautéed mushrooms, white asparagus, pea shoots
purple-top turnip & potato hash with melted onions

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Major Farm’s
Vermont Shepherd

asian pear chutney

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Praline Log
brandy anglaise

MARCH 9, 2009

Iceberg Wheels
pencil asparagus coins
pickled cipollini onions & scarlet turnips
crisped house made pork belly
herb cream dressing with blue cheese

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken
roasted baby yellow carrots, red radishes
celery root, horseradish vinagrette
ozette potato confit

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Hidden Springs Creamery’s Bad Axe
melted on palladin toast
roccola & shaved pears

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Apple Tatin
vanilla ice cream

MARCH 8, 2009
SUNDAY BRUNCH

Early Spring Vegetable Panzanella Salad
local asparagus, shaved radishes,
baby onions, english peas, garden frisee
young watercress, fava beans
kalamata olives, sherry vinaigrette

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Housemade Corned Beef
with Alexandre’s Farm Fried Egg

yukon gold potato hash, sautéed broccolini
slow-roasted tomato relish

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Pate a Choux Swans
tropical fruit compote

DINNER

Chilled Prime Rib of Beef Salad
wild arugula, shaved parmesan, local asparagus
red radishes, tondo balsamico

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Grimaud Farm’s Guinea Hen
seared breast & thigh
tfl garden black cabbage, nicoise olives
braised alexandre’s farm pork shoulder
with creamy polenta

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Garroxta
piquillo pepper & green garlic relish
toasted marcona almonds

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Pate a Choux Swans
tropical fruit compote

MARCH 7, 2009

Mixed Green Salad
pencil asparagus, shaved sweet onions
yellow baby carrots, shaved fennel
icicle radishes, sunchoke chips
sherry vinaigrette

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Midwestern Beef Flank Steak
celery root & braeburn apple slaw
brussels sprout, tfl garden cavolo nero rabe
poached fingerling potatoes

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Humboldt Fog
minneola tangelo jam
housemade flatbread

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Chocolate & Citrus Gateaux
whipped vanilla sweet cream

MARCH 6, 2009

Wild Arugula & Sweet Onion Salad with Fra’mani Salami
soppressata, fried dough
marinated pardina lentils
celery root matchsticks

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Roast Pork Tenderloin
tfl garden turnips & their greens
sliced d’avignon radishes
poached fingerling potatoes
green garlic vinaigrette

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Sampietrino
fennel compote
toasted walnuts

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Citrus Sorbet
lemon, blood orange, passion fruit sorbets
cigarette wafers

MARCH 5, 2009

Lamb Stuffed Piquillos
olive-parsley relish
pozzi farms spring lamb, israeli cous cous
blonde frisee, preserved lemon, garden mint

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Wagyu Beef Sirloin Tip with Horseradish Crust
braised red onions and fennel
tfl collard greens
spanish pardina lentils

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The Cheese Board
rosemary flatbread
pickled vegetables

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Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes
citrus curd frosting

New England Style Clam Chowder
littleneck clams, hobbs applewood smoked bacon
yukon gold potatoes, housemade oyster crackers

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Roast Prime Rib of Beef
sautéed laciniato kale, grilled leeks
green garlic vinaigrette
pearl barley with crisp pork lardons

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Capra Sarda
cippolini onion marmalade
palladin toast

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Pecan Tart
whipped créme fraiche

MARCH 1, 2009
SUNDAY BRUNCH

Frisee & Smoked Red Trout Salad
asparagus flan, pickled watermelon radishes
grated alexandre farms hen egg
citrus vinaigrette

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Smoked Beef Short Ribs
with Rustichella Tagliatelle
wild mushrooms, leek fondue
broccoli rabe with olives, toasted almonds

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Rum Baba
whipped cream, myer’s syrup

DINNER

Warm Gigande Bean & Arugula Salad
piquillo peppers, baby leeks
housemade pancetta, garlic thyme croutons

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Liberty Farm’s Duck 3 Ways
seared breast, confit leg sausage with carolina rice
saffron carrots, spiced scarlet turnips
brussels sprouts

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Gallego
house-pickled vegetables
julienned savoy cabbage

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Rum Pomponette
whipped cream, myers syrup

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