Saturday lunch with Paris friends


A fun, friendly lunch full of food talk with Parisian food-loving colleagues today, to celebrate Salad As A Meal. On the guest list, David Lebovitz, Alec Lobrano, Clotilde Dusoulier, Meg Zimbeck, Susan Herrmann, Emily Buchanan. On the menu:

Cumin Chips,  Hummous, Home-Cured Olives

(p 263; p 10)

Cilantro-Flecked Heirloom Tomato Soup

(p 29)

Crab Salad with Lime and Avocado

(P 124)

Chicken Salad with Green Beans, Tahini-Yogurt Dressing and Cilantro

(p 187)

Poached Turkey Breast Salad with Lemon, Capers, Cornichons, and Mint


Ham and Cheese Bread

(p 266)

Raspberry Yogurt Sorbet

Red Fruit Soup

(from the upcoming At Home with Patricia Wells)

On the wine list:

Champagne Inflorescence Blanc de Noirs

Domaine Ostertag Riesling 2009 "Vignoble d'E"

Martinelle Ventoux 2008

Can't wait until we all get together again, and often!