Recipe by chef Justin Finney of Highway Restaurant & Barin East Hampton
makes three salads
To roast the beets mix all the ingredients together and place in a roasting pan. Cover the pan with foil and place in a 350°F oven for 25-30 minutes. Test the beets with a toothpick to make sure they are done. Let the beets cool for 15 minutes and then remove the skins. Read More »
Gathering in the fields of Quail Hill Farm, Colin Ambrose again invites local farmers, seed experts and chefs to participate in this, the second video in his From Seed to Plate video series. This time, participants share their knowledge about growing and preparing the versatile and romantic root vegetable–the beet.
Petra Page-Maan & Matthew Goldfarb, seed experts at Fruition Seeds, Canandaigua, NY
Scott Chaskey, farmer at Quail Hill Farm, Amagansett
Harry Ludlow, farmer at Fairview Farm, Bridgehampton
Justin Finney, chef at Highway Restaurant & Bar, East Hampton
Sam McCleland, chef at The Bell & Anchor, Sag Harbor
Arie Pavlou, chef at Bridgehampton Inn Restaurant
Megan Huylo, chef at Amber Waves Farm Kitchen, Amagansett
Rick Kallaher, videographer
Colin Ambrose, organizer & chef at Estia’s Little Kitchen, Sag Harbor
This recipe is a reflection of our 3 sisters garden of beans, squash and corn. Harvested and stored for the fall and winter. Follow the process of how our 3 sisters garden was planted, how it grew and how it was harvested in our Seed to Plate video.
We will prepare a Halibut dish. Each piece of fish should be 4-5 ounces.
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I’ve heard of the Iroquois Indian approach to maximizing garden space by planting corn with pole beans and squash.
Last winter while reading the Dan Barber story which starts with his 3 sisters experience in the book “The Third Plate”, I realized that my raised bed would be an appropriate location to study the 3 sisters myself.
Colin Ambrose hosted his first in a series of root tastings at Estia’s Little Kitchen. Invited to participate were local farmers and chefs. In this video, participants share their knowledge about growing and preparing carrots.
Maseca, corn starch
Pinch of baking powder
Salt and pepper and cayenne pepper
Fried in coconut oil and canola oil Read More »
2 lbs. heirloom carrots, trimmed and washed thoroughly, cut into large chunks on the bias
1 28-oz. can of whole peeled tomatoes, drained of their juice and rough chopped
2 to 3 Tbsp. Harissa, depending on your heat preferences (It’s hot stuff. You can always add more to your taste.)
1 large shallot, thinly sliced
5 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste Read More »
1 3lb rabbit braised with leeks, carrots, and 3 jalapeño chilis in 1 quart chicken stock, 2 cups white wine, salt & pepper. Braise at 350 for 2 hours. Braise a day in advance and store overnight in the braising stock. The following day, drain the stock in a strainer and reduce over medium flame. Clean the meat completely off the rabbit and mince the meat to a rough chop.
4 leeks, cleaned and chopped fine
1 celery root, chopped fine
2 cups kale, chopped fine Read More »
I grew up with Charlie Trotter, we both graduated from New Trier High School. Later we met again when I had the opportunity to cook with him at the James Beard House in New York. That was 1997 and from that day forward, we stayed connected. When Charlie passed away this November, it was devastating to the industry, not to mention his family and friends… and to me. Charlie was a leader. I was happy – and proud – to follow. Read More »