Photographs courtesy of Jason Lam, of "Me So Hungry - Food Blog!" at http://www.mightysweet.com/mesohungry/
Eric, Ryan, and Christopher hosted the inaugural Homunculus on March 6. Guests arrived on an unseasonably warm, late-winter evening.
After acquaintances, dinner.
And our menu that evening?
Roasted Celery Bisque, Caramelized Onion and Sage Bread with Freshly Churned Butter
Cajun Pork and Pistachio Pâté, Bacon-White Bean Pâté with Pickled Jalapeño Slice, Sherry and Crème de Cassis Chicken Liver Mousse, Pâté of Portobello Mushroom and Cheese, Pâté of Carrot, Radish and Beet Pickle
Asparagus and Chèvre Soufflé
After a brief palate cleanser of peach and chive purée on a cucumber medallion,
Filet Mignon and Parsnip-Potato Purée in Sauce Robert,
Shiitake Mushrooms Braised in Shallot Butter
Vegetarian option: Beer-braised Borcsht and Parsnip-Potato Purée with Crème Fraîche
Endive, Shaved Fennel, Walnuts, and
Tomme de Ma Grand-Mere Cheese with Loft Dressing
Tarragon Ice Cream and Lemon Chiffon Cake