Seasonal Culinary Inspirations

“Food is so primal, so essentialy a part of our lives, often the mere sharing of recipes with strangers turns them into friends.” ~Terri Guillemets 

SPRING WEDDINGS AND NATURAL FOOD, A PERFECT COMBINATION

Spring is, by far, one of my favorite seasons. I personally think it’s the most romantic…with trees and flowers in bloom and warm weather settling in after a cold winter. Spring holds a new promise of fresh experiences.

 Organic, Free Range chicken offers a healthy food source that you can taste the difference. Once you’ve tried organic, pasture fed poultry you will say goodbye to the mass produced chicken.  Raised in open pastures with fresh air and natural sunshine, free range chickens have the perfect growing conditions with no hormones or animal byproducts.  All natural chickens are high in Omega 3’s, and are tender and full of flavor

At Seasons restaurant we focus on the emotional experience that each season brings.  Every plate is a symphony of flavors that work perfectly together creating a satisfying meal.  Our current spring menu represents this focus.  One of our featured items on our menu is our:

All Natural Spring Chicken

Seared Free Range Chicken Presented with a Wild Berry Gastrique and Melted Brie Cheese

Seasonal Wild Berry Gastrique

Ingredients:

½ cup Fresh raspberries

½ cup Fresh strawberries

½ cup Fresh blue berries

½ each Fine diced red onion

½ cup sugar

½ cup Red wine vinegar

1ozClarified butter

Proceedure:

In a sauté pan place the clarified butter and the fine diced red onion.  Over high heat, Sautee the onion until it is translucent.  Deglaze with red wine vinegar, add sugar and allow reducing over medium heat until syrup is made.  Place the raspberries, strawberries and blue berries in a metal bowl, pour the hot syrup over the fresh fruit allowing them to marinate in the syrup.  Serve at room temperature.

We hope you have a fantastic spring with your family and friends.

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