A Tasteful Tribute to Julia Child

Monday, November 16, 2015 | 8:26 pm

Eatery On Allen 11-16-2015 2ndJulia Child is one of the most widely recognized names in French cooking. This incredible chef was born in Pasadena and her original kitchen is now on display in the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

According to culinary rumors, Child recalled her first meal in Rouen as a culinary revelation. She described the meal of oysters, sole meunière, and fine wine to The New York Times as “an opening up of the soul and spirit for me.” For a taste of culinary extravagance a little closer to home, visit The Eatery on Allen. The menu includes a gourmet selection of starters, mains, sides and dessert.

Starters
Oeuf de caille en gelée avec de la salade-quail egg in aspic with salad
Salade de boeuf à la arisienne- cold beef and potato salad
Salade à la d’argenson avec des crevettes-rice and beet salad with shrimp
Soupe à l’Ail aux Pommes de terre- safron/garlic soup with potatoes

Mains
Poulet Mornay, gratinéed-chicken with cheese sauce
Côtes de veau champvallon, gratinées- veal chop braised with potatoes
Jaret de boeuf à la provençale-braised veal shank with wine, tomato, lemon and orange
Coquilles st. Jacques à la proven­çale-scallops with wine, garlic and herbs
Côtes de porc braisé aux choux rouges-braised pork chop with red cabbage and chestnuts

Sides
Brocoli sautés à la niçoise- broccoli sautéed with onion bacon and bread crumbs
Pommes Anna- sliced potatoes baked in butter
Galettes de Pommes Duchesse- mashed potato pancake
Petits Navets sautes, en garniture- fresh young turnips cooked in butter
Choux de Bruxelles à la Milanaise- Brussel sprouts browned with cheese
Champignons Sauté à la Créme- Creamed mushrooms
Carottes Glacées- Glazed Carrot

Desserts
Tarte aux poires à la bourdaloue-pear and almond tart
Charlotte Malakoff au chocolat du Eatery- almond chocolate cream and lady finger triffle

Pair these tempting foods with fine wines and have your own “culinary revelation.” Who knows, you might get inspired to get cooking.

The Eatery on Allen is located at 488 Allen Ave, Pasadena. Call (626) 688-7256 or visit eateryonallen.com for more information.

 

 

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