Set to the Tune of Marvin Gaye's "Let's Get It On"
So it occurs to your friend and humble narrator that this is a FOOD blog, is it not? And a food blog without a bunch of food porn everywhere is like a fat kid without.....um....well.....a bunch of food porn everywhere. So here we are, the first installment of Braised In Captivity's masticatory delights.
Eat em and Weep! Next time...our very first recipe posting.
Stay tuned, Braisers!!
Stay tuned, Braisers!!
|Fried Sichuan Dumplings & Hoisin Sauce|
|Cucumber Cups w/ Boursin & Tobiko Caviar|
Fried Scallop topped w/ Creme Fraiche & Salmon Roe
Fried Spring Rolls w/ Hoisin
Spring Rolls w/ Peanut Sauce & Sriracha
Moroccan Spiced Chicken Skewers w/ Spicy Peanut Sauce
Seared Lobster Medallions w/ Lavender White Chocolate Sauce
Roasted Beets & Citrus Goat Cheese
SALAD & VEGGIES:
Asian Relish Salad on Rice Noodles w/ Sushi (Seared Ahi Tuna, Rice Ball w/ Smoked Salmon, California Roll topped with Tobiko-not pictured)
Field Greens & Lemon Vinaigrette on Tomato w/ Parmesan Crisp
Carrot Ginger Soup; you can find the recipe here
(please note that I varied the garnish slightly from the recipe)
Braised Short Ribs on Sun-Dried Tomato Polenta topped w/ Basil
Sliced Peking Duck in Mandarin Pancakes w/ Hoisin & Sweet & Sour Sauce
Chicken & Manchego Quesadillas w/ Fresh Salsa, Lime Sour Cream, & Balsamic Reduction
Pork Roulade Stuffed with Hawaiian Fruits and Nuts
Pineapple BBQ Sauce
Chicken Stuffed w/ Chorizo Stuffing in Tomato Mole Sauce w/ Lime Cream
(photo courtesy: Jenn Baratta)
Chicken Cacciatore, White Rice, & Balsamic Reduction
A different take on Saltambocca Alla Romana
Slow Roasted Bone-In Pork Loin w/ Sage & Orange
A different take on Chicken Cordon Bleu, Peas & Carrots
Honey Glazed Duck Breast w/ Sesame Crisps
Braided Sole on Zucchini wedges with White Truffle Oil & Parsley
Bay Scallop Ceviche w/ Lime Cream, Gazpacho & Agave Syrup
Crab Cakes w/ Red Pepper Coulis
Braided Tilapa & Stir Fried Vegetables
Almond Cake & Sugar Cage
Braised Peaches on Baked Meringue Disks w/ Cinnamon & English Double Cream
Chocolate XS Cake
The plates for the Chocolate XS Cake: White Chocolate & Raspberry Sauce
Preparing Dessert Plates for Service
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