Slow Food Katy Trail and The Wine Cellar & Bistro present
"Cooking Wild in Missouri"
cookbook signing and party
Sunday, August 28
Book signing at 4:30 p.m. — Food/wine at 5:30 p.m.
The Wine Cellar & Bistro, 505 Cherry St., Columbia
Summer black-and-blue pudding
Come join in the fun as we taste dishes from “Cooking Wild in Missouri,” a new cookbook by Slow Food Katy Trail co-leader Bernadette Dryden. Chef Craig Cyr will make the recipes come alive from the book’s pages, and Bernadette will be on hand to sign cookbooks (available for purchase at the party).
Adam Puchta wines will complement the food. Winemaker Michael Rouse will be on hand to pour five hand-selected wines from the Hermann winery.
(presented as bountiful hors d'oeuvres)
Craig’s Picante Pecans
Northern Missouri pecans spiked with Craig Cyr’s delightful blend of lavender, rosemary, red pepper and maple syrup
Lime-marinated local lake perch tossed with cherry tomatoes, red onion, sweet red pepper, cucumbers, avocado, fresh herbs and jalapenos
Black Bass Spring Rolls
Lightly sautéed Boone County bass wrapped in delicate rice papers with lettuce, avocado, mint, basil, cilantro and peanuts; served with Asian dipping sauce
Missouri “Crab” Cakes
Morgan County trout blended with breadcrumbs, green onion, fresh herbs, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and lemon juice, then lightly browned in butter
Chanterelle and Smoked-Salmon Bruschette
Fabulous fungi gathered from the mid-summer, mid-Missouri woods and sautéed with smoked salmon, butter, shallot, garlic and brandy; served on grilled bread
Pettis County ground venison spiced with onion, herbs, garlic and hot pepper; grilled and served with cucumber-yogurt dip and pita
Summer Black-and-Blue Pudding
Chilled summer bread pudding of Cooper County
blackberries and blueberries
Black-Walnut Chocolate Biscotti
Missouri’s robust black walnut complements
the zesty fresh ginger and chocolate in this crunchy dipping cookie
Boone County elderberry juice swirled with fresh lemonade
The $50 ticket price includes gratuity for the servers. To make reservations for the event, please go to the Brown Paper Tickets site at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/192126
Each ticket and book sold at the event will help support Slow Food Katy Trail educational activities in the community. Thank you for helping us raise awareness about the importance of good, clean and fair food.