A literary luncheon with Jessica Theroux and Alice LaPlante

This menu was based on recipes from Jessica’s inspired tome, Cooking with Italian Grandmothers.

19 May 2012

first course, family style:

Eden’s lettuces, Spring vegetable bagna cauda

asparagus, snap and snow peas, radishes and carrot ribbons with warm anchovy green garlic sauce

second course, family style:

saffron rice pie with spiced tomato jam, poached chicken and roasted leeks with olives, egg and watercress from the garden, spinach sautéed with green garlic and hot pepper, lemon wedges

strawberries soaked in red wine with whipped cream

Eden in the kitchen

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