Friday, September 19, 2008

Highlights from DAY 1 of Chef’s Table - 2008 Calgary Home + Interior Design Show

City Style and Living's sponsored booth at the Calgary Home and Interior Design Show is an absolute blast.

Andrea and Louise prepare nectarines and proscuitto hors d'oeuvres

An aerial view of the kitchen

On the first night Andrea Undseth of The Urban Chef prepared Holiday Cocktail Party Goodies and taught us how NOT to cook like Emril Lagasse. Highlights included phyllo wrapped asparagus and goats cheese, bruschetta with shrimp and red pepper aioli and pear cocktails.

Lobster encrusted with cornmeal awaits frying

A rustic plating for delicious smoked trout with cream cheese sauce

Steak with blue cheese smashed potatoes

Roasted Lamb with plums and wild rice stuffed mini-pumpkins

Executive chef at Escoba Wine Bar, Richard Cartwright, entertained the crowd with his knife skills, wit and winning presentation. Highlights included smoked trout with Dijon dill sauce; cute baked pumpkins stuffed with wild rice in a cream sauce served with baked lamb and a gorgeous pumpkin and chocolate fondue.

1 comment:

Maryam in Marrakesh said...

Oooh that menu sounds delicious!

PS You might want to delete that spam comment above:)

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