Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Recipes


One Delicious Day: Rustic Road Farm Tour, Cooking Class and Lunch Recap

By Dame Stacey Ballis On a glorious summer day, twelve Dames drove to rural Elburn, Ill., for a visit to Rustic Road Farm. Owned and operated by Chef Marc Bernard and his husband, Luis, the five-year old organic farm grows…

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Recipes from Dame Rebecca Wheeler’s Asian Tour

A group of Dames joined Rebecca Wheeler of Chicago Food Tours for a walk around the Asian neighborhood of Argyle and Broadway Streets in Uptown.

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Dames Who Read: Dacquoise Drops

A recipe from the lead character, Tia Monroe, of Food Whore: A Novel of Dining and Deceit:

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Recipes from a Moroccan and Middle Eastern Potluck

These recipes are for some of the fabulous dishes contributed to Les Dames Chicago’s Moroccan/Middle Eastern potluck supper in February, 2014, at the home of Jeanne McInerney.         Chicken Tagine Prep: 20 minutes Cook: 1 hour Makes:…

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Persimmon Cake with Crème Fraîche and Maple Pecans

from The A.O.C. Cookbook by Suzanne Goin with wine notes by Caroline Styne I love that these persimmons actually taste of fall and winter—as if they have been grown in fields of cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. It’s very strange but…

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