Sunday, January 30, 2011

Cassoulet Picture


I am off today and I am making Cassoulet for dinner. Recipe below and picture to follow.


2 1/2 # cannelloni beans
1 pigs feat
1 ham hocks
1 onions
2 carrots
3 stalks celery
1/2 oz basil
1/4 oz thyme
1/2 oz sage
1 bay leaves
1/4 oz peppercorn
4 qts remoulage

1 carrots, diced
1 stalk celery, diced
1 onion, diced Andouille, diced

Yield :1 1/2 gallons

Soak beans overnight and drain, add ham hocks, pig’s feet, remoulage and all vegetables, herbs and spices in a sachet, cook 3 hours at a simmer and remove from heat. Remove sachet, ham hocks and pig’s feet, and add
The last three vegetables and Andouille the last 10 minutes of cooking time.
Place the Cassoulet topped with fresh French bread crumbs, 4 hot Confit of Duck Leg in a oven proof dish and bake until browned, serve with fresh chopped parsley

Friday, January 14, 2011

Red Snapper

Got in today some really fresh true Red Snapper, beautiful fish, pictures to come later, not much going on. have a sellout of the whole hotel of Parrot Heads this weekend. Dinner for 500 Sunday night.

Friday, January 7, 2011

Roux on Orleans Aphrodisiac Valentines Dinner

Served in addition to the regular menu February 12th thru the 14th

Raw oyster on Half Shell topped with Creole Chou piqué Caviar
Oyster Rockefeller Soup
Filet Mignon 
Topped with Oyster Mushroom Madeira Sauce and Flash Fried Oysters
Sailor Jerry Rum Honeyed Baba

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

New Orleans Saints

Wow, was I wrong about that one? Never seen a team that shut down in the third quarter like that. Yes they are going to the play-offs but they need to do better than that.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

New Orleans Saints

I am taking the day off tomorrow, got front row tickets to watch the World Champion New Orleans Saints beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on their way to the Super Bowl
(Like I really have time to do this). Tonight was quite busy in Roux. I am  looking forward to a bloddy mary on my way to the dome.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

New Year Eve Food Photos

New Years Eve

Busy everywhere, Roux was packed for the pre-fixe menu and the Lounge was ordering more food than ever before. A very good end to the year. I will post pictures later.