December 2013

Who needs turkey when you can get toasty
with cognac and pommes frites?

A three-weekend tour of French Americana flavors
via our favorite Iranian chef.

Hosted at the chef’s table at Ketri Cafe
in the West Village of downtown Santa Ana, CA

Spiked Grapefruit Sparkle

Ahi Tuna Mosaic

Seasonal Vegetable
and Barley Soup

with Local Vegetable Tempura

Herbed Pork Chop
with Charred Brussels Sprouts, Savory Yam Brulee
and Bourbon Gastrique

Chef’s Choice Cheese Plate Trio and Accompaniments

Spiced Persimmon Cake
with Fresh Ginger Ice Cream and Salted Caramel Sauce

Part Deux

French Sidecar and Savory American Doughnut

Triple Crème Brie
with Holiday Cranberry Relish

Frisee Salad with Lardon,
Bleu Cheese and Sunny Egg

Grilled Steak and Pommes Frites
with Mushroom Peppercorn Gravy

All American Apple Pie
with French Vanilla Ice Cream

Part Trois

Chef’s Secret Santa Course

Spiked Apple Cider
with Freshly Roasted Nuts

Savory Pear
and Chestnut Soup

Paired with Mulled Wine Pear Salad

Deconstructed Turducken
with Green Beans, Stuffin’ Muffin and Pomegranate Sauce

Fruit Cake with
Eggnog Ice Cream

and Cherry Bourbon Reduction