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Citrus Risotto and Veal with Blueberry Sauce

Thursday, September 25th, 2008
Posted in Food by Joel Gross

Plato cooked a meal of caprese salad, risotto and veal with blueberry sauce for our usual dinner group on Tuesday September 16, 2008.

Caprese- just tomatoes mozzarella olive oil and salt and basil.

Platos excellent caprese recipe

Plato's excellent caprese recipe

Risotto excellent citrusy flavors.

Plato, ian, diana, ben and alissa were all in attendance

I also reviewed the wines that we tasted that night… I basically just compared them against each other.‚  Click read more if you are interested to see what I thought of them.‚  Might be boring though.

Wines
Chateau de Bellevue – appellation Anjou controlee. Deep spicy wine. Bold. Ian said he tasted raspberry. Ian 5. Joel 5.

Chateau De Bellevue Wine

Chateau De Bellevue Wine

Koonunga hill- Shiraz Cabernet. South Australia. 2006. Bright. Smooth. Very tasty. Joel 8.

Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet

Koonunga Hill Shiraz Cabernet

Chinook – Cabernet franc – Yakima valley. Acidic. Joel 4. Would go best with a steak. Heavy wine.

Chinook Cabernet Franc

Chinook Cabernet Franc

Ohitza irouleguy 2005 very spicy. Almost tangy Joel 6.

Chateau gigault. Premieres cotes de blaye. 2005. Mild and smooth. Complex. Joel 8.5.

Chateau Gigault

Chateau Gigault

Trellis- Cabernet Sauvignon- 2005 sonoma county. Too dark labeling. Sweet. Very tasty. Well balanced. 9. Best wine of the night. May not be a true 9 but best of the 7 we had.

Joels Wine: Trellis Cabernet Sauvignon

Joel's Wine: Trellis Cabernet Sauvignon

Hrm Rex Goliath! Giant 47 pound rooster. California merlot. Giant cock backstory. Super sweet merlot. Decent quality. 6 Joel. “his royal majesty”.

2 thoughts on “Citrus Risotto and Veal with Blueberry Sauce

  1. You know, Ian and Ben were pretty clear about not wanting you to post photos of them on here. Whether or not you agree with their rationales you might consider respecting your friends wishes.

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