Category Archives: Recipes

The Real “Thunder from Down Under” is on its Way!

Raise your glasses, the real “Thunder from Down Under” is on it’s way! Think peas, corn, heirloom tomatoes, peaches, sun-kissed strawberries, Pacific Salmon and winter black truffles. This is the truest and most delicious sense of South Meets North there could be.

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Chef Piero’s Caponata Irene

[caption id="attachment_346" align="aligncenter" width="625"] Photo c/o Frey Vineyards[/caption] 1 large onion, chopped fine 1 large celery stalk, chopped fine 1 large fennel stalk, chopped fine ¾ cup olive oil 3 large eggplants, unpeeled and cut into small strips 4 T crushed garlic 1 ½ T tomato paste 2 T capers 1 T sweet basil 1 T oregano 2 T...
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Moscato Granita with Crème Fraiche

I rarely have those moments when I actually want to use the “OMG” expression, but this was one of those. I was testing a granita recipe using the Innocent Bystander sparkling Moscato and had frozen the wine in ice cube trays with sugar syrup on the side ready...
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Chef Piero’s Polpette Di Carne

1 lb Ground Beef 1 lb Ground Pork 2 cups Ricotta Cheese ½ cup Parmesan Cheese 1 ½ tsp Nutmeg 1 tsp Kosher Salt 2 Eggs ½ cup Pancetta- minced About 1 cup of flour for patties About ¼ cup of olive oil for sauce and searing patties For the Sauce: 6 Cloves of Garlic- minced 1 cup Fry Vineyard’s...
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