Tuesday, August 10, 2010

sunday brunch

this past weekend we did a bridal shower brunch for about 30 ladies in an upper east side apartment.   for passed hors d'oeuvres we served duck confit tostaditas, mini crabcakes with apple fennel relish & gribiche, grilled zucchini rolls with marinated goat cheese & prosciutto, spiced lamb loin with fava puree, mint yogurt on homemade pita chips, & grilled cheese with truffle, robiola, and tomato compote.  everything was a big hit including the following buffet. 

panzanella salad
toasted ciabatta, asparagus, shaved red onion, feta cheese, heirloom tomatoes, white balsamic

spice rubbed salmon
fshaved baby fennel, fuji apple vinaigrette

tortilla espanola (spanish omelette)
organic brown eggs, caramelized onion, yukon gold potato

beef tenderloin bruschetta
garlic crostinis, marinated tomato, crumbled gorgonzola, basil