Sunday, June 28, 2009

Locavore Summer Dinner

Another knockout cooking club feast, each dish using local summer ingredients.
Photos by Brett Levin


Stuffed Squash Blossoms
Belfiore Cheeses, Berkeley. Squash Blossoms, Miramonte Farm, San Juan Bautista.

Chilled Corn Soup with Chili Oil and Mint
Mint, home grown. Straus Creamery, Marshall.

Greens topped with Nectarines and Homemade Ricotta
Self Picked Nectarines, Brentwood. Straus Creamery, Marshall. Olive Oil, Bariani, Sacramento.

Heirloom Tomato Tart
Belfiore Mozzarella, Berkeley.

Mung Beans and Rice with Spicy Tomatoes
Tomatoes and Cilantro, Her Farm, Fresno.

Blueberry Boy Bait Cake with Sour Cream Ice Cream
Blueberries, Serres Ranch, Mendocino. Claravale Farm, Panoche, Central Valley.

Flight of Ice Creams

Peach Tea with Ginger with a Rosemary Pine Nut Shortbread
Toasted Almond with Candied Cherries and Dark Chocolate Sauce
Kumquat Cardamom

Straus Creamery, Marshall. Eggs, Petaluma. Peaches, Capay. Rosemary, home grown. Cherries, Brentwood. Chocolate, Burlingame. Kumquats, De Santis Farm, Fresno.

Navarro Edelzwicker, Philo, Mendocino County. Anchor Steam Summer Beer, San Francisco. Hetch Hetchy Tap H2O, Yosemite.


Grace said...

Such gorgeous photos!

nick said...

Great job! That meal looks really good!