Occasions - Gourmet Nights
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Potato pancakes have long been associated with Yiddish (latkes), Czech, Ukrainian, German and Polish cuisine. And, for those who prefer healthier fare, sweet potatoes are a more recent twist on this traditional treat. We crown our sweet potato pancakes with luscious triangles of St. André® cheese, its saltiness balances the sugar in the potatoes, taking these sweet potato pancakes to a whole new level.
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Granny Smith apples put the “tart” in these individual dessert tartlets. Gooey caramel, rich and creamy Chaumes® and tender-crisp sliced apples make an all-too-tempting trio in this recipe celebrating fall. Like the textures, the flavors of these ingredients are made for each other – the sticky-sweet caramel, nutty Chaumes® and tangy apples. And, the reserved cheese melted on top is the perfect finishing touch.
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This golden pastry-crusted Brie is stuffed with a luscious combination of flavors and textures – creamy dates, crisp bacon, crunchy walnuts and rich Brie. Make it ahead for effortless entertaining.
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Chef Phillippe prepares his favorite fondue recipe from Brasserie Julien in New York City. Fondue is a gooey delight that is both fun to eat and wildly delicious. Combining Fol Epi, Comte, and Beaufort cheeses, this gourmet fondue is full of bold, complex flavor. Dip Frech baguette, fruit, or cured meats into gooey cheese delight. Perfect or parties or date night, this hot and melty dish is sure to please.
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Poached fruits are like sponges, soaking up the spices in which they're cooked. Yummy figs, succulent pears, tart cherries - they are all infused with the exotic herbs of chai tea. The spicy, fruity mix is complemented with the tangy goat cheese, and the sharpness further accentuated with the lemon zest. In the end, the honey tempers all the soft elements of this compote, making it a light winter delight.