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
Crab Salad with Lime and Avocado
Chicken Salad with Green Beans, Tahini-Yogurt Dressing and Cilantro
Poached Turkey Breast Salad with Lemon, Capers, Cornichons, and Mint
Ham and Cheese Bread
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!