Category: Food

Chestnut Soup Viennese Mélange

This recipe is by Kurt Gutenbrunner, Wallse, 344 W 11th Street New York NY 10014.

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Summer Restaurant Week at Aureole

Restaurant week is an opportunity to sample new cuisines, broaden culinary palates or simply get into higher end restaurants without breaking the bank. 
 
I visited Aureole in midtown Manhattan for a weekday lunch.  The restaurant wasn’t too crowded but it’s always good to make reservations in advance.  A new element to restaurant week is the ability to have a meal with or without dessert (difference in price is $26 vs. $32 for lunch.) 

Cinnamon Raisin Sourdough French Toast

Making sourdough bread in my apartment has become a weekly Sunday activity. I currently have a 2 year old wild yeast starter and a recipe I am comfortable using.

One Sunday I wanted to slightly change the game plan and make french toast using my sourdough. But what sounded even better was a cinnamon raisin sourdough that I would then turn into french toast.  Sounded like a winner…..and it was.