Archive for month: May, 2012

White Onion Veloute with Crisp Confit Garlic & Prosciutto Crumb

09 May
May 9, 2012

I have never backed away from a challenge.  So when a mystery box arrived on my doorstep from Essential Cuisine, with the challenge to create a French dish using the mystery ingredients supplied as well as Essential Cuisine stock, how could I say no.  They were even kind enough to throw in a voucher so I could purchase any proteins I may need.

The brief was to choose a cuisine, either Spanish, French, Middle Eastern or Asian.  Then a selected mystery box was sent out for me to challenge myself with.  I chose French as when I think stock I automatically think classic French cooking.  The next step was to create a restaurant worthy entree or main. Read more →