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This Just In: Magruder Lamb, Three Ways

May 27th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Events|Tags: , , , |

The annual bounty of morels from Shasta have come — "naturals", not prompted by forest fire, as many morels are. Natural morels are often better, as they're plumper, larger, and less gritty. Our kitchen's busily stuffing them with a little pork mousseline to accompany our pork entree this weekend.

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A Meaningful Piece of Toast

May 25th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Oliveto Cafe, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Even with the rising interest in slowly fermented artisanal breads, it is yet still hard to find a skillfully made loaf of bread that's made exclusively with organic, freshly milled whole grains. It's one of [...]

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Morels, Pork, and a Romanesque Risotto

May 12th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Events|Tags: , |

The annual bounty of morels from Shasta have come — "naturals", not prompted by forest fire, as many morels are. Natural morels are often better, as they're plumper, larger, and less gritty. Our kitchen's busily stuffing them with a little pork mousseline to accompany our pork entree this weekend.

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This Just In: Crudo of Yellowfin Tuna

May 6th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Events|Tags: , |

If you follow Chef Jonah's Instagram feed, you'll see he's on vacation in the deep South, eating his weight in barbecue, getting a kick out of the Mangalitsa pigs at Newman Farms, and cradling baby [...]

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This Just In: Charred Strawberry Gazpacho

April 28th, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Events, This Just In|

Cucumber, jalapeño, fennel, mint, basil, almonds, golden balsamic, and olive oil are brilliantly combined for our charred strawberry gazpacho. Strewn with petal-like nibbles of strawberry and tiny cilantro flowers, it looks and tastes like a garden. It's just right for [...]

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This Just In: Strawberry Vacherin

April 21st, 2016|Categories: Coming up..., Events, This Just In|

Strawberry "vacherin" of fresh strawberries, lime meringues, whipped cream, vanilla ice cream, and strawberry-blood orange liqueur sauce. We Californians are happily up to our necks in strawberries for a good part of the year, and [...]