Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining out is enjoyable, but wouldn't you like to make restaurant quality meals at home? Better yet, why not make the exact dishes you have enjoyed at your favorite local restaurants. Moffly Media looked to the area chefs and restaurateurs for recipes to their most popular dishes and they were happy to oblige. We have collected them all in our virtual recipe box and organized them by contributor and category. Bon appetit!

 

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Chocolate Souffle

Contributed by: Luis Bolla, Meigas
Cusine: Spanish
Ingredients:
  • 1/4 pound dark chocolate
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup flour

Rice crispy with chocolate

  • 3 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup puff rice cereal

Dulce de leche sauce

  • 2 1/2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup milk

Dulce de leche ice cream

  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup dulce de leche (available in specialty stores)
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
Preparation:
  1. In a bain-marie, melt chocolate and butter together.
  2. In a food processor, combine the yolks, eggs and the sugar until mixture increases in volume three times.
  3. Add the warm chocolate (not too cold or too hot) and blend well.
  4. Add the flour and mix well by hand.
  5. Fill four small buttered molds three-quarters full with the mix.
  6. Freeze the souffles.

Rice crispy with chocolate

  1. Melt the chocolate over hot water.
  2. Mix sugar and water in a skillet over medium heat until sugar is well incorporated.
  3. Mix in cereal and cook until caramelized.
  4. Pour cereal on a tray to cool.
  5. Cover and reserve in a warm place.

Dulce de leche sauce

  • 2 1/2 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  1. Place ingredients in a pan over low heat and cook until hot, then let cool.

Dulce de leche ice cream

  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup dulce de leche (available in specialty stores)
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  1. Boil the milk.
  2. Remove from heat and add the dulce de leche until it's dissolved.
  3. Beat the yolks with the sugar until well combined.
  4. Add the dulce de leche-milk mixture to the yolk.
  5. Cook the mixture in a bain-marie until it's a very fine cream.
  6. Strain the cream and refrigerate until cold.
  7. Place it in an ice cream machine to make ice cream.

Final presentation

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place frozen souffles in oven for ten minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  3. In each of four deep dishes, place a round empty container and place two teaspoons of the cereal mixture in the bottoms.
  4. Place the chocolate souffles on top.
  5. Remove the containers.
  6. Drizzle some of the dulce de leche sauce on each dish.
  7. Add a scoop of the dulce de leche ice cream next to each souffle.
  8. Decorate plates with mint leaves and raspberries, and dust souffles with powdered sugar.

 

 

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