Les Dames d'Escoffier Chicago

Category: Recipes

Recipes from August on Argyle

See more photos from August on Argyle on the Les Dames Chicago Chapter Facebook page.             VIETNAMESE BANH MI SANDWICHES Serves 4 The French influence on Vietnamese foods is never more clear than in these…

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Mexico in May

contributed by Dame Karen Levin Recipes: Classic Guacamole by Dame Maria Concannon and Mexican Chocolate Rice Pudding by Dame Elaine Gonzalez On a cloudy but mild Saturday in May, thirteen Les Dames members and guests boarded a coach bus for…

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Mexican Chocolate Rice Pudding

Arroz Con Leche Achocolatado Submitted by Dame Elaine Gonzales Serves 6-8 Ingredients 2 quarts milk 1 ounce coarsely chopped unsweetened chocolate 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar One 4-inch piece true cinnamon bark 1/2 cup imported short-grain or California pearl…

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Maria’s Classic Guacamole

submitted by Dame Maria Concannon I enjoy the flavor and predictable heat of Serrano peppers in this classic guacamole – a favorite of our customers at Don Juan Restaurants on the northwest side of Chicago. Be sure to use avocados…

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Everest Spoons

Entertaining on Mother’s Day? Have a party planned for spring?  How about a graduation?  The Everest Spoons will make a memorable impression on your guests! by Jean Joho with Chandra Ram from The Eiffel Tower Restaurant Cookbook (Chronicle, 2008) Serves…

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