Warm Grape Crostini

Warm Grape Crostini

Here I wanted to capture the myriad flavours that can be expressed with the humble grape. The grape is a marvelously versatile fruit, yielding wine, brandy, grappa, jelly, raisins and more. This offering showcases the diversity of flavour and texture of the grape, from fresh to grilled to roasted, each variant offering a nuanced flavour and texture experience.

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Garlic Tart

Garlic Tart

This tart was a teacher. It taught me to trust my pastry instincts, that garlic has so many more nuanced flavours beyond the norm, and thanks to 'The Flavor Thesaurus,' it taught me a new cooking technique. A tart for garlic lovers, it showcases the different stages of garlic growth, from sprout to immature corm to fully mature and dried bulb. This tart exemplifies the diversity of this staple ingredient.

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