Dorade Espagnole Simply delicious

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Impress your Friends & Family with this Simple Quick Delicious Fish, perfect for Lunch or Dinner and add some extra Gluten Free Natural Mila Omega 3

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You will need: Beautiful silver platter, fresh Dorade  and good appetite!

 Ingredients:

2 Fresh Dorade 600g per person (aprox.1.3lb per person).

You will loose some more weight when removing the bones. Make sure your fish is fresh, skin has a nice shine, sharp eye sight, and the head is easy to separate by knife. Also make sure the blood has a vibrant red color.

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parsley 1 small bunch

sherry vinegar 3-4tbs

fleur de sel

olive oil

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Piment d’espellete spice in red powder

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espelette

Espelette pepper (small spicy red pepper)

You can sprinkle your salad or veggies with MILA seeds rich in Omega 3. So far this is the best most natural way to enrich your diet in Omega 3 gluten-trans fat-sugar-free.

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Recipe

Flake and cut the fish in half with clean wiped belly without separating it.  Gently smear some olive oil all over and sprinkle with fleur de sel (big pieces salt) . Put into the baking tray to pre-heated oven for 7minutes on each side in 425F temperature.

Slice garlic and cook in 20cl (aprox 7oz almost one glass) olive oil over medium heat. The secret to not to burn garlic is it to start cooking it in cold oil. Add small piece of red spicy espelette pepper to add flavor as shown in the picture above. Cook gently until garlic will start to shrink due to the water absorption and will change into nice light brownish color. Remove garlic when ready and put it on paper towel to absorb access of oil. Keep the remaining cooked oil for the final sauce glaze.  Chop parsley into fine pieces.

Once Dorade is cooked. Its important to place it into metallic platter as shown.  (All fish should always be served on the metallic platters). Open and separate it to fillet throughly getting rid of all bones. Put more fleur de sel and sprinkle over Piment d’espellete powder, add parsley, sliced cooked garlic, sherry vinegar, and finally glaze and cover everything with warm olive oil of garlic to complete this delicious dish.

Dinner, lunch is served!

As always I would love to hear from you and let me know how it turned out for you? 

KASIA

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Rock your salad

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ALL SALADS ARE NOT CREATED EQUAL

What sets some salads apart? A fresh salad deserves earthy crisp produce ingredients, precision and attention to details that somehow seduce, come-hither sense.

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Want to learn how to throw the perfect salad if you are on the go? These beautiful salads created by Sylwia Wiesenberg come handy and easy to prepare. You don’t have to go to a fancy restaurant to get them. Just toss some stone crabs, water crest, pea shoots, add some radishes and turnips for a flavor.

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You can sprinkle some hemp seeds, drizzle with maple syrup and olive oil and foremost use your imagination for further garnishing with fleur de sel, pepper, and freshly squeezed lemon juice.

HEMP-SEEDS+Its all about hospitality, and everyone absorbs the cuisine through their own unique taste preferences. However with salad this simple delicious you will take on this season refreshing effects.

 

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Recipe

Serves 2-3

Ingredients

Bunch of stone crabs, water crest, pea shoots

2 radishes, 2 turnips

3 slices of tomatoes

1-2 tbs of hemp seeds or rosted pine nuts

1-2 tbs extra virgin olive oil

1 tbs organic maple syrup

1/2 lemon

2 gluten free organic small crackers

Set all the greens in your own rustic way creating beautiful pyramid out of the greens.    Toss sliced radishes and turnips around. Add slices of tomatoes and place them on the side. Sprinkle some hemp seeds or pine-nuts and crunched crackers. Gently pour olive oil, maple syrup, and squeeze some fresh lemon juice around. Add salt and pepper for a better taste. SALAD+

AND C’EST MAGNIFIQUE!

LOVE AT FIRST SALAD

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Hands on Ostrich Frittata omelette Tuscan style gets served

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No need to travel to Italy when Italy comes to your kitchen!  Recently I have been on cooking spin. What can I say? Once you cooked you are hooked. One thing is sure. It becomes part of your every day routine and plays major part of everyone’s around well being.

xYYbrIF5oKZ8LCxdi9WqPZ3Cu7bHQJsCHu0UGAOwx8oI love to experiment with different flavors and textures teasing my pallet while improving my culinary skills. Even though its not always turning perfect the piece of mind I get from it rewards my serendipity. I savor at multiple course gourmet lunch with a big help from Sylwia Wiesenberg who always makes it easy and delicious.

K8A34IdYUW6hTmTxIyglwcv25-VgxJJNeiTk8-BUUHoShe taught me how to make a simple frittata from an ostrich egg transforming it to fine dining. She is my newest “kitchen shaman” teaching the craft of ostrich egg. She is a visionary coming out with as fresh ideas as her entrees. Back at underbelly that gaze translates on the plate as pan pre-sauteed with ramps and tomatoes, then baked in the oven frittata finished with seasonal micro greens, sprinkle of hemp seeds, maple syrup

Divalishious!  

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In the hands of Sylwia ostrich egg gets some serious handcrafting!

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RECIPE    

Serves 10

Ingredients:

1 ostrich egg

2tbs of extra virgin olive oil

1 tbs of cows grass unsalted fed butter

1 bunch of ramps

2 large tomatoes

Salt, peper

Sautee ramps on small heat with olive oil and butter.  Add some tomatoes. Stir well for few minutes until ramps start to shrink in size. Pour the egg liquid mixture to the pan and gently shake it.  Leave it for few minutes on the small heat until the consistence saddles down. Pre-heat the oven to 375F. Bake it for 15-20minutes.  Serve with your favorite seasonal micro greens, radishes, and salads.

YOUR TURN TO BE IRRESISTIBLE DIVALISHIOUS CHEF!

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Ostrich Egg Omelet and Chocolate mousse for your flat stomach

What’s in Your Kitchen?

Once again, I assisted my favorite gal (founder of Tonique Fitness) in the kitchen, and  today she was Chef Sylwia WiesenbergBoth of us experimented fully with cooking and developed our own passion for balanced, delicious, fresh healthy meals anyone can make and became quite good CHEFS!I  We often rely on each other’s taste of new samplings, always coming out with new varieties and JOCK POT RECIPES.hmtks5pxKgZyS2_bsNco9QdyuM3Hay6KvEQ9ERC47bk

Ladies, we all want to be able to fit into our Chihuahua-sized dresses and to do this, it isil_570xN.155576486 important to eat healthy! In today’s world, it can be so hard to resist the temptation of greasy fast-food when we are on-the go and too busy to cook. That’s why we located high-energy, delicious, seasonal produce from a local Farmer’s Market at Union Square immersing in the best of nature’s beauty loading on ramps, micro greens, radishes and sprouts. Today, Sylwia has shown us how to cook with an item most people are probably too intimated to use, an Ostrich Egg!

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They are just SO GOOD!  

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You can impress your guests not only with your outfit but shine with your culinary skills as well.C6adeN8-Ju_8wXBZC1K99ZA_E5FaKMbNlT9lOOa4t7g The first challenge is to know how to open the ostrich egg. You can’t just crack it like a regular egg.

Chef Sylwia to the rescue!

She showed  how to graciously open the egg. Be patient to get it all out of the shell. It almost felt like a baby ostrich was going to emerge from the egg! Astonishingly, one ostrich egg is the equivalent of 24 chicken eggs, giving enough food to feed more than 10 people! To give flavor and add nutrients to this dish Sylwia used fresh ramps and radishes. Vegetables like these are a great way to add healthy food to your diet without breaking the bank.

They complete every course and commit you to keep those extra pounds off!

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Once we tasted the finished product, I knew that ostrich egg would be in my diet from now on! I could hardly believe that they were healthy meals because they were so tasty!

The frittata and omelet are great healthy options to add to your diet and are very versatile too.

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syDgH6TN6SdA_oc7kYx83zE9SWwFBzFLs2zC6c_MMigAnd now that you’ve eaten such a healthy dinner, don’t blow all of your hard work by dessert with a lot of calories! Chef Kasia shared a recipe for dessert that will blow your socks off! We all love dessert, especially chocolate, but there are ways to make your own at home that will save you calories and money! Chef Kasia’s recipe will prove to you that eating clean and healthy can be delicious too!

FpmrwJA0XsbSpOSfC76ODghULRuYywo6odVjy9dgKP8And with all of that money and calories you saved, you can go ahead and feel good about buying that new dress in the smaller size you’ve had your eye on! So, isn’t it worth it to go that extra mile and treat yourself right? Let us know what kind of healthy meals you like to cook at home! Do you like to cook with seasonal produce or even ostrich eggs? If you try any of Chef Sylvia’s recipes at home, let us know what you think! We’d love to hear your feedback!

Create a designer dish you will love!

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Bon appetit!

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Eat – Pray – Love and don’t get FAT

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MAKE POSITIVE CHANGES IN THE KITCHEN – HEALTH POLICE IS WATCHING!

If its a guilty breakfast pleasure you are doing it wrong! Its been proven that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  Unfortunately most of us either skip it or even worst stuff ourselves with all wrong choices that rob us off energy, vitality, longevity and add inches to our waist line. DR.CELEMNTAccording to the world’s top naturalpath PHD Dr Brian Clement founder of Hippocrates Institute in West Palm Beach, FL the best option to start your day and boost your energy levels is with green juices or simply liquids. Until 11am we should be consuming only liquids as the body recovers from the sleeping mode and adjusts its readiness to consume solid foods.

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Sylwia Wiesenberg Fitness Expert, creator of Tonique Fitness and I created few delicious nutritious smoothies and green drinks that will boost your energy levels and keep you charged all day. Cheat on your favorite diner joint, roll up the sleeves and create a smoothie that will BOOST and extend your longevity. You don’t have to learn from French their cooking secrets anymore. Thankfully I caught Sylwia on her “cuisine” mastermind charms  and wanted to share her nutrition wisdom with all of you. 

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I assisted her in preparation of this delicious shake made out of Young coconut, champagne mango, and dragon fruit. Thanks to her I discovered the revelation of the tropical and exotic fruits mellow sweetness of which I had no prior knowledge’s existence.

Sylwia nailed this refreshing elixir. Take a lesson from her: give me some bright liquid smoothie made just in minutes in the comfort of your kitchen that delivers all needed nutrients to your body.

Today I can’t use enough of this delicious joy and start each morning with this super tasty smoothie alternated with green juices.  You can create your own star performance smoothie and start the BREAKFAST MAGIC every morning! Armed with all the right ingredients, its easy to make, and you will be so happy “GOOD MORNING” is finally here.

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Sylwia’s smoothie recipe:

1 Young Coconut (pour the water out and scoop out yummy coconut meat)

1 Champagne or 1 Atkins mango

3 scoops or (tbs) of organic raw hemp powder (source of 16g of protein)

1/2 frozen banana

1/2 dragon fruit

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For the sweeter taste I like to add 1 tbs of agave (or stevia) + boost my immune system with 1 tbs organic SAIGON cinnamon.

Mix all ingredients together in VITAMIX (preferably) until smooth solid texture for about 60 seconds.

CHEERS!


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World’s Most Exclusive Beaches

Beaches and beach resorts and restaurants that are graced with famous people on a regular basis often become more exclusive because the demand for them is higher (after all, everyone wants to live life like a celebrity). So where are the most exclusive beaches, beach clubs, and the like? Read on fellow beach-goers…

Le Club 55, St. Tropez

One of the world’s most exclusive restaurants, Le Club 55 sits on St. Tropez’s white-sanded beach of Pampelonne. It has been known to serve many famous people, but all customers are treated the same… if you’re lucky enough to even get a table, that is. You should definitely try to get yourself a reservation at this beach club if you’re planning a trip to St. Tropez – it’s a once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience!

Saline Beach, St. Barts

St. Barts is a well-known vacay spot, in fact it’s got two different beaches on my list! Saline Beach in St. Barts is a bit rougher than some of its other beaches but has the luxury of being quite private and very obviously tranquil and beautiful.

Colombier Beach, St. Barts

This is the second St. Barts beach on my list. Only accessible by boat or a 25-minute long hike through rugged terrain, this beach is so secluded it might as well be considered private. Colombier is perfect for swimming, snorkeling, sailing, or just admiring the view.

Cambridge Beaches, Sandys, Bermuda

Cambridge Beaches is a cottage colony perfect for a romantic getaway or a family escape. You will be treated like a celebrity by its staff who will cater to your every need. Dine at the gourmet restaurant or visit its spa or spend the day on one of its five private beaches. These exclusive accomodations ensure you the luxurious vacation you desire.

Rania, The Maldives

Rania is an exclusive private island experience. You get your own island home hidden somewhere in the Indian Ocean, private yacht, personal chef, and staff. This is the ultimate sanctuary, oasis, getaway – whatever you want to call it! This experience has luxury (and “$$$”) written all over it.

Is there such a thing as too exclusive? Because if so, these places probably qualify! What do you think the most exclusive beach destinations in the world are? Would you have guessed St. Barts, Bermuda, the Indian Ocean and France? As always, let me know!

Your fashion guru,

Kasia

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World’s Most Expensive Desserts

Do you have expensive taste?… I mean that literally. If your taste buds crave luxurious combinations of the finest ingredients that your wallet cannot afford, you’ll be drooling at this list of the most expensive desserts in the world.

5. Frrrozen Haute Chocolate

From Serendipity 3, this is one “hot” chocolate that you won’t forget. Not only is the dessert itself valuable with cocoas from 14 different countries and 5 grams of 24-carat gold, but the serving goblet is banded with gold and decorated with diamonds. So how much will this tasty treat cost you? The answer is $25,000!

4. Chef Marc Guibert’s Chocolate Pudding

This is no ordinary pudding, ringing in at $34,000! It is layered with biscuit joconde, champagne jelly, and dark chocolate and topped with gold leaves and a 2-carat diamond.

3. Platinum Cake

Although this cake has yet to be sold, its original purpose was to encourage more people to wear platinum jewelry. I’m not sure if this makes me want to wear more platinum or just simply stuff my face with cake. Either way, this cake is a delectable dessert draped in all sorts of platinum pieces and topped with edible platinum flakes. It’s very pretty and certainly costs a pretty penny, rounding in at $130,000!

2. Strawberries Arnaud

Would you pay $1.4 million for a platter of strawberries? Because that’s pretty much what this dessert comes down to – a plate of strawberries topped with cream and mint. Yay? Oh, I did forget to mention that it comes with a one-of-a-kind 4.7-carat pink diamond ring and is accompanied by wine served out of a $25,000  wine set and live music. Totally makes it worth your while now, right?…

1. Diamond Fruitcake

So, we’ve come to #1 and already surpassed $1 million with #2. Any guesses how much this festive cake topped with 223 small diamonds that took a chef 7 months to prepare might cost? Well, the answer is $1.65 million.

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So, there you have it! The world’s most expensive desserts, topping the list with a $1.65 million fruitcake (of all things, fruitcake? Really???).

Looking forward to hearing your comments and questions!

Your fashion guru,

Kasia

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Taste your wine like a pro

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Gabrielle Vizzavona
French wine expert, member of “French Sommelier Association”, and TV host taught me how to taste wine like a pro.  Learning it was an adventure for me, and truly deepen my wine appreciation for both wines and winemakers. We started with wine basic senses of looking at wine, smelling, tasting it and of course lots of spitting!!

Gabrielle described general characteristics of wine with the range of flavors, and aromas.  I learned that wines have four basic components: sweetness,  tannins,  alcohol,  and acidity. A good wine will have a good balance of all for characteristics.  Aging will soften tannins. Acidity will soften throughout the life of a wine as it undergoes chemical changes which include the break down of acids.  Fruit will rise and then fall throughout the life of a wine. Alcohol will stay the same. All these factors contribute to knowing when to drink a wine.

Throughout her adventures international wine taster Gabrielle found some amazing wines almost everywhere.  Here is her favorite California & Oregon wine list recommendation for wine lovers.

CHEERS!!

Belle pente riesling 07, Muller thurgau (12 doll), Riesling 09 (20 doll), Patz & Hall, Hanzel (pinot noir), Joseph Phelps (bordeaux blends), Lagier Meredith (Shiraz), Viader (petit verdot), Calera pinot noir 07 

 

For more of Gabrielle’s wine tips visit her website www.gabriellevizzavona.com

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Bon appétit in best restaurants of New York

BOTTEGA DEL VINO

Cuisine‎: Northern Italian, Veronese
Chef’s Name‎: Massimiliano Convertini
Dining Style‎: Casual Elegant
Specialties‎: Italian Breakfast, Panini, Coffee, Cappuccino
Address: 5 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022
Tel: 212 223-3028

VIAQUADRONO NY

Cuisine‎: Italian
Ambience‎: Casual
Meals Served‎: Breakfast‎, Dinner‎, Lunch
“All of the dishes are very good, fresh, easy, and pricey.” – zagat.com
Address:

25 E 73rd St, New York City, NY 10021-3521 
Tel: 212 650-9880  ‎ 
Website: www.viaquadronno.com

ESTITORIO MILOS

Beautiful specimens from around the world are arranged over ice in the back of the austere room, where waiters invite customers to claim their entrée before it’s reeled in to the kitchen. Great atmosphere, very good service, delicious food,  fresh tasty fish.
Cuisine‎: European‎, Greek‎, Seafood‎, Specialties
Dining Style‎: Fine Dining
Attire‎: Casual dressy
Recommended Dishes
Mediterranean loup de mer, $46/lb.
Greek tomatoes salad $19.95
Address: 125 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019
Tel: 212 245-7400 W
Website: www.milos.ca

BAR PITTI

A downtown casual Italian standby with exceptional outdoor seating. The food is to die for and there is such a pretty atmosphere! Affordable, comfy simple Tuscan fare and draws an arty, fashion-conscious notable crowd.
Suggested dish:
Bronzino fish
Pasta Pappardelle Alla Fiesolana
Address: 268 Sixth Ave., New York, NY 10014
Tel: 212 982-3300

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Unforgettable Cappucinos and Paninis at Via Quadronno!

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& its sister café Bottega del Vino have been recently rated “excellent” for their unforgettable superb cappuccinos, espressos, mochas, and coffees, steeped in Italian tradition. You can also find sensational hard to resist paninis.

* My favorite is “La Madunina”, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella, black olive paté, and fresh tomatoes $13.50.

VIA QUADRONNO : 25 East 73rd. Street betweenMadison&5th Ave. New York City,NY10021 (Phone: 212.650.9880)

BOTTEGA DEL VINO : 5 East 59th. Street New York, NY10022 (Phone: 212.223.3028)

For more information visit their website:

www.viaquadronno.com

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