Gadget Girl


wine blogger for, management consultant, in love with my new FIAT 500, scared of champagne corks, third culture child

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Opening the new toy I bought on Saturday #DeferredGratification

Guess who's coming to my neighbourhood?

Cassis sorbet with lemon meringue #EMPOttawa2. So good I dove right in!

Cabernet Merlot Cab Franc w/Alberta tenderloin, bone marrow crust, hedgehog mushrooms & sauce Bordelaise #EMPOttawa2

Guinea fowl w/parsnip purée with Riesling grapes and emulsified foie gras w/Rossi Wallace 2010 Pinot Noir #eco

San Giovese from Cortona w/ quail and dates on orange purée with phyllo #EMPOttawa2

Poached lobster in orange beurre blanc with curry granola crumble #EMPOttawa2

2009 St-Innocent Pinot Gris with scallop ceviche and nectarine vinaigrette #EMPOttawa2

Wild boar and foie gras torchon w/mint butternut, Juniperberry crumble w/ a Sauternes, exciting pairing #EMPOttawa2

Spotted prawns with butternut purée, glazed cocoa beans, double smoked bacon crisps, pumpkin seeds #EMPOttawa2

Don/ enjoying his chicken velouté #EMPOttawa2

Roasted cauliflower w/raisins in white port,couscous, almonds, curried raisin purée #EMPOttawa2

Hinterland Rosé sparkling wine with fancy Caesar salad (sous vide egg yolk, sea urchin Bavarian cream etc..)

Langoustine avocado roulade with Greek yogurt and lobster roe oil with a 2008 Uban Riesling #EMPOttawa2

OH at #EMPOttawa2 dinner: This is nothing like a "Mama Burger"

Chicken velouté with veal sweetbreads with chicken liver crackling and chicken liver mouse #EMPOttawa2

Mint cocoa butter lollipop with freeze dried peas....interesting.... #EMPOttawa2

Gelée of strawberry w/foie gras confit garnished w/mint leaf on shortbread cracker #EMPOttawa2

Our table, the fun table, christened these "Le pouff de fromage" at #EMPOttawa2

Bring on the 16 courses!!! #EMPOttawa2