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Dining

Dinner For 12 In Your Home

Item Number
409
Estimated Value
$720 USD
Sold
$560 USD to barbaracashion
Number of Bids
13  -  Bid History

Item Description

 

Becky Heydemann will create dinner for 12 guests in your home.  Becky began baking professionally in 1990, graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1992.  She has cooked at the Park Hyatt Hotel, Hotel Monaco, cafe Cubano and on the South Pole.  She has been delighted gourmands for years.  

Special Instructions

Menu Ideas

 
Appetizers:
Three vegetable terrine
Duck pate
Char-siu bao (steamed bbq pork buns)
Mini quiche
Salmon mousse
 
Soups:
Spicy lemongrass shrimp soup with lobster wontons
Fresh Pea with Mint
Curried Carrot and Apple
Wild Mushroom
Tangerine-pomegranate sorbet
Grapefruit sorbet
Melon sorbet
 
Entrees:
Herb crusted Tenderloin of Beef
Culibiac (Salmon in pastry with rice and spinach)
Grilled pork loin
Stuffed flank steak
Cassoulet with duck, lamb and sausages
Seafood en pappillot (Scallops, shrimp, salmon baked in parchment)
 
Side Dishes:
Roasted root vegetables
Garlic mashed potatoes
Large couscous with butternut squash
Mushroom risotto
Seasonal vegetables, sauce optional
Spinach salad
Green salad with herbs
 
Desserts:
Chocolate lava cakes
Lemon tartlettes
Cheesecake: chocolate, pumpkin or lemon
Assorted ice creams
Fruit pies
Marjolane (layers of hazelnut dacquois with chocolate mousse, coffee cream and dark chocolate glaze)

These are just a beginning. Just about any menu can be created to fit the event you plan.

 

Donated By:

Becky and Anny Heydemann