Be Our Guest!

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We interrupt this program to bring you a non-dumpling post about a worthy cause.

Yesterday I made Asian-Fusion Dinner for Ten–a special auction dinner for TIBA foundation: 

http://tibafoundation.org/blog/

It was totally fun to come up with the menu and plan and execute the dinner!  Kudos to my wait staff and board members Gail & Arne, and to my amazing kitchen crew Jenn & Susan.

now, put on your French accent, channel your inner Lumiere, and say with me–

“It is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight. And now, we invite you to relax, let us pull up a chair, as the dining room proudly presents… your dinner!”

 

Dinner menu:

Mushroom & Caramelized Onion Empanadas with Thai chili sauce

Tobiko micro-tostada 

Crabcakes with mango-tomato relish and green sauce

Fresh corn soup with crispy prosciutto and chives

Korean beef taco

Sheng jian baozi with daikon carrot slaw

Korean acorn noodle salad with quail egg

Sticky rice and chicken in lotus leaf

Lemon sorbet with mint

Surf & Turf: Chili prawns and Filet Mignon with pauper’s rice and vegetable pearls

Lemon mousse and berries with phyllo crisps

Wines from Lynmar Estate Winery, Sebastopol

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“There may be something there that wasn’t there before”

YES. I AM Mrs. Potts. when I am not Molly Weasley.

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