Our last supper was a vegetarian feast by Peter Berley. We were truly honored and thrilled to have Peter in our kitchen! Peter is the former executive chef at the renowned Angelica Kitchen, here in New York. He has gone on to teach at numerous schools such as ICE and Natural Gourmet institute. His acclaimed books include “ The Modern Vegetarian Kitchen, “ “ Fresh Food Fast, “ and most recently “ The Flexitarian : Inspired Flexible Meals for Vegetarians, Meat Lovers and Everyone In Between. “ He has also contributed to Edible Brooklyn, Food and Wine, Bon Apetit and many more.
Crisp Fried Artichoke and Lemon Wheels with Spiced Fennel salt
Salad of Celery, Green Apple, Young Pecorino, and Walnuts
“Risotto” of Spelt and Lentil with Roasted Cauliflower
Bittersweet Chocolate Bread Pudding with Cognac and Dried Cherries
Whipped Crème Fraiche
Decor : In honor of Earth Day we opted for a greener approach to the usual tabletop. We decorated with an array of succulents from our flower market, added bright green + white striped napkins and a beautifully designed menu from Eve Legris (stay tuned for more about her and her beautiful creations later).