They can grill, steam, gratinate
, bake, proof, roast, braise, simmer, stew, poach, blanch, deep-fry, cook at low temperatures and much more.
Baked in the style of an Alsatian white pizza (without tomato sauce), the sprouts in this recipe almost gratinate
in a puddle of blue cheese and mascarpone.
The recipes range from Funghi Ripieni (Stuffed Mushroom Caps); Ostriche Gratinate
(Stuffed Oysters on the Half Shell); and Minestra di Porri (Leek and Potato Soup); to Agnello alla Griglia (Barbecued Lamb); Salisiccia Dolce di Tacchino (Sweet Turkey Sausage Patties); and Torta Toscana (Fruitcake from Tuscany).
Coat with remainA[degrees] ing sauce, sprinkle cheese on top and gratinate
till a golden brown colour.
A We lightly poach the smoked haddock separately then fold it gently into the macaroni cheese mix at the end, before placing under the grill to gratinate
Serve into the bowl and crumble a little goats cheese on top, gratinate
under the grill.
Serve with some finely chopped chives, chervil or gratinate
under the grill with a sprinkling of gruyere cheese.
Don't miss the marinated peppers ($8), a wonderful blend of red and gold mini peppers served in a mixture of balsamic vinegar, olive oil and capers; a tangy white-bean puree alla Toscana ($7); oven-roasted olives ($8); or cauliflower gratinate
($8), irresistible, rich and cheesy.
It can grill, steam, gratinate
, bake, rise, roast, braise, simmer, stew, poach or blanch.
When baking, use a Mornay sauce and gratinate
with herbed garlic bread crumbs, or cook with plenty of herbs, spices, garlic, chilli or ginger.
A recent late dinner visit with Westside and out-of-town friends confirmed Ottavio Palmeri's talents with tastes of his superbly crafted duckling crepes ($10), swordfish rolls ($11), sea scallops gratinate
($12), roasted beet salad ($9), trio of soups ($8), roasted Colorado lamb chops ($28), rotisserie duck ($23) and braised veal cheeks ($25).
Finish with some grated Caerphilly cheese and gratinate
under the grill.