This blog is produced by Christopher J. Davies, co-founder of Wine Country Network.
Global in perspective, the author interviews travel industry experts, airline executives, hoteliers, celebrity chefs, sommeliers, mixologists, winemakers and proprietors, photographers and spa/wellness experts.
Holiday Gift Idea! Step up your Latin Cuisine with Richard Sandoval's New Cookbook!
Richard Sandoval is a member of a distinct
group of chefs that will be recognized as making their mark on global cuisine
during this century. Emeril Legasse is known as the king of Cajun and Creole
Cuisine, José Andrés is the king of Spanish Cuisine, but Sandoval is the king
of Contemporary Latin Cuisine.
Today Sandoval has over 30 restaurants
worldwide. His most famous concept Zengo, fuses an original blend of Asian and
Latin Cuisine, with locations in New York, Washington DC, Santa Monica, Denver
This new book is well designed and laid out
with step by step tips and tricks that will help you create flavor packed meals
at home. The Latin Pantry section provides the list of ingredients that lay the
foundation for creating Contemporary Latin Cuisine.
This book is illustrated beautifully with
mouth-watering food photography. There are many easy to follow recipes for Tapas,
Ceviche’s, Seafood, Poultry, Meats
Vegetables and Desserts. Section #11, The
Latin Bar, is chuck full with information for setting up your bar with basic
ingredients and tools for mastering the art of mixology! Buy this book! It will
help you step-up your flavor filled enjoyment of great food and cocktails!
Smoked Duck Confit, Raspberry Habanero Glaze in Puff Pastry
Source: Christopher J Davies Prep Time: 2 hours Serves: 6-10
If you are looking for a different, but relatively easy appetizer to serve at your next gathering, try your skills and patience creating this savory appetizer. Duck legs are now being sold at Costco. All other ingredients are available in your grocery store.
Maple Leaf Farms Premium Duck Leg Quarters (12 oz) 4 T Olive Oil 4 Cloves Garlic 1 T Paprika 1 T Salt 1/2 T White Pepper 1 Jar of Primo Foods Raspberry Habanero Preserve 1 Package of Pepperidge Farms Frozen Puff Pastry Dough 1-Egg for Egg Wash
DIRECTIONS 1) Marinate duck legs in olive oil with crushed garlic cloves, paprika, salt & white pepper for 1 hour in refrigerator. 2) Prepare 1 cup of smoking wood chips( Hickory or Mesquite) in water 3) Start your barbeque and heat to 400 degrees 4) Place wet wood chips in barbeque onto hot coals 5) Place rack with drip pan into grill. To minimize cleanup, add aluminum foil o…
Cochon555 is all about amazing pork and delicious beverages.
This national series is returning to Denver on Sunday. This year’s event has transformed into their popular Heritage BBQ format.
I attended the 2016 event at the Ritz Carlton. Denver top chef Troy Guard (TAG, Guard and Grace, Mister Tuna, etc.) was the winner. The VIP ticket proved to be a great value as you get to meet the chefs and begin tasting an hour before the venue starts accepting General Admission ticket holders. There were tons of great dishes and beverages galore. Many of Colorado’s top chefs and sommeliers were in attendance.
There will be 5 chefs, 5 winemakers and assorted spirits and cocktails. Including Boulder based, Hosea Rosenberg, now owner of Blackbelly, made Colorado foodies proud when he won Bravo’s Top Chef, Season 5 in March 2009. After winning, his life change in many ways. He has cooked with celebrity chefs on TV and at events around the world. For the last few year’s, he has been a…
Buy the Right Wine Every Time: The
No-Fuss, No-Vintage Wine Guide Author: Tom Stevenson
Epicure Rating: Exceptional! Must buy for winos!
Format: Soft (flex) cover,320 pages
US Price: $14.95 Webpage: http://www.sterlingpublishing.com/catalog?isbn=9781402763410 Tom Stevenson is the quintessential wine book
author with more than 30 years under his belt writing wine books. His latest
book is a virtual cheat-sheet for wine novices looking to glide through any
restaurants wine list. It helps you pick the most popular, reliable bottles
based on varietal and price range. As a bonus you will benefit from the authors
many useful wine tips. Grab this book and you will buy the right wine, every