The Inn at Little Washington Cookbook: A Consuming Passion by Patrick O'Connell

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  • Coeur à la crème with raspberry sauce

    • babyfork on October 01, 2015

      I made this for Valentine's Day once a long time ago. Haven't used the molds I bought for it since. I'm sure it was tasty, but I don't remember being blown away. Will have to try again sometime and refresh my memory.

  • Puree of fresh asparagus soup with lemon cream

  • Lemon-rosemary sorbet with Campari

    • MissKoo on May 17, 2020

      My go-to sorbet to use as a palate cleanser for dinner parties or multi-course brunches. Beautiful served in antique china demitasse cups. When served this way, cutting the recipe in half provides more than enough. Scoop leftover sorbet into smaller wine glasses, top with fresh summer berries and some Prosecco, and you have a perfect summer dessert.

  • Salt-crusted currant rye bread

    • MissKoo on December 21, 2020

      I've made this bread many times and it never fails to get kudos. Served with soup and salad courses of multi-course dinner. Over the years I have cut back on the amount of salt used to encrust the bread and the brand of salt makes a difference too. I use Diamond Crystal kosher salt -- found David's kosher salt to be too intensely salty. The recipe does not specify what kind to rye flour to use. I've made it with both light and medium rye flours -- it has never obtained the dark color shown in the cookbook but still tastes wonderful just warm with butter, or with cheese or smoked salmon as recipe headnote suggests.

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  • ISBN 10 0679644962
  • ISBN 13 9780679644965
  • Published Nov 02 2011
  • Format eBook
  • Page Count 208
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Random House Publishing Group
  • Imprint Random House Publishing Group

Publishers Text

Patrick O'Connell earned his Beard Best Chef Award (of 2001) with recipes like these from his exceptional restaurant in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley. Color photos.

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