The six-course menu involved 36 recipes and sub-recipes pulled from books by the likes of Manresa’s David Kinch and Per Se’s Thomas Keller, along with a dish fromModernist Cuisine at Home. Tossed in were a couple of dishes that I was basically making up.
Love this. To me the thing that’s missing, though, is the why of it. Duh, he’s trying to show off, but it’s also because he has passion and wants to take it to a next level. What could have been the tidy closure to this fun, if absurd, fine dining in? That the harder challenge, the more complicated task, the the more grueling trial and error is making delicious, healthy meals for you or your family every day.