Partridge Sous-Vide with Its Own Jus, Deep Fried Salsify, and Parsley Root Puree

This is the appetizer I prepared for Christmas dinner. You could also serve it as a main course if you use a whole partridge per person. Partridge is similar to pheasant, but smaller and the meat is more juicy (pheasant … Continue reading Partridge Sous-Vide with Its Own Jus, Deep Fried Salsify, and Parsley Root Puree

Dining in Amsterdam: Vermeer* (2017)

It was over 4 years ago that I last dined at Vermeer, the one Michelin star restaurant of chef Chris Naylor, located just across the street from Central Station in Amsterdam. As you can read here in the review of my previous visit, it was good then but not spectacular. I had recently heard good things about it, and when I read an interview with the maitre in which he explained they had upgraded the wine pairings to be able to serve wines at par with the food, I decided to check it out again. I’m glad that I did, … Continue reading Dining in Amsterdam: Vermeer* (2017)