Some items on the menu include Smoked Duck Potstickers, French Onion Soup Gratinee
, Grilled Salmon with Ricotta Gnocchi and Shaved Fennel, Papparedelle Pasta with an Arugula Basil Pesto, and Beef Tenderloin with House-Made Steak Sauce, among many other options.
Beautifully embellished with the color photography of Thomas Robert Clarke, this culinary treasure trove showcases dishes that range from Grilled Jersey Peaches with Greek Yogurt and Granola (Lasolas Market); Oysters Gratinee
(Fratello's Restaurant); Grilled Tuna Nicoise Salad with Dijon-Thyme Vinaigrette (Black-Eyed Susans); and Pan-Seared New Jersey Black Sea Bass with White Peach, Tomato, and Basil Salsa (Shore Fresh Seafood); to New Jersey Skate with Summer Vegetable Ratatouille (The Blue Pig Tavern); Lobster Thermidor (Knife and Fork Inn); Seared Viking Village Scallops with Grilled Corn, Zucchini, and Roasted Tomatoes (The Gables); and Creme Brulee (The Grenville Hotel and Restaurant).
For dessert, they were treated to halo-halo with the following ingredients: ube haleya, creme caramel, saba, jackfruit, red beans, carabao's milk, San Miguel pastillas gratinee
, Iloilo tablea lava and Pangasinan mango.
An Alsatian (also south German) dish made of thinly rolled rectangular bread dough, the 'flame cake' as they say in German comes in about four varieties but the best of them is undoubtedly the gratinee
(Dh48) that's topped with Gruyere on a layer of cream cheese, onions, Emmental and lots of sauteed mushrooms to make it a wood-fired oven pizza of a kind.
The Cote Bistro's prawn gratinee
, duck breast with gratin potato and cherry sauce, mushroom feuillete and tarte au citron | |
Passard's classics of Onion Gratinee
with the sweet tart notes of pear and the amazingly simple yet sublime Egg with Maple Syrup Cream are the stuff that dreams are made of.
Those were the days when the lord of the kitchen, who would invariably be either a Mascarenhas or a Gomes, insisted on calling the Parisian soupe a l'oignon gratinee
, French onion soup.
Pour over the cheese sauce and gratinee
under the salamander until golden brown.
No one would suggest that a chef who can produce a caramel- ised foie gras, a gratinee
of grilled sea scallops, and a soy- roasted blue cod couldn't also produce a respectable soup.
There was pork meat with blue cheese gratinee
served with potatoes or pancakes and old Bohemia-style boiled pig's knuckle with horseradish.
I love cauliflower, but cauliflower gratinee
is too heavy, and I wanted to do something lighter.
Sabayon and zabaglione are typically poured over fresh fruit and served gratinee
style, which means they are placed under a broiler to caramelize the top.