Back to the beautiful Ananda Valley Farm in Half Moon Bay for this day retreat. Bowl Bar Menu EZ Seasoning Veggie Melange: Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts, Carrots with Cumin Seed Mustard Seed and Lime, Cauliflower Rice with Caper Roasted Winter Squash with Green Chilies Lemongrass Tofu Multicolored Quinoa Chickpea with tomato and basil Raw… continue reading
Happy 50th Everyone Menu a private dinner party for 10 guests Charcuterie platter Fresh Romaine Starter with Avocado and Grapefruit Standing Devils Roasted Fig Blue Cheese Roulade Chicken Guacamole Cornbread Tower Kale, Date, Pecorino, Pinenut Avocado Salad Laura’s Moussaka Roasted Carrot and Striped Zucchini with Pistachio Yogurt Maple Dijon Brussels Sprouts with Ras el… continue reading
We did the appetizers for this fantastic party! Caprese Skewer | Basil, Tomato, Marinated Mozzarella | Parmesan Shortbread Beef Carpaccio Crostini | Fried Caper | Dry Jack Brie quesadilla | Pickled Jalapeno | Raspberry Chipotle Sauce | Heart Garnish The heart is a umeboshi-pickled watermelon radish. Congrats to both of you!
A group of good friends always talked about traveling to Morocco for a girls trip, but never made it. So for a surprise 50th birthday, we turned an old barn into Morocco instead! Start with a red rug. Add tables supported by milk crates, benches, parachutes to fill the ceiling and walls. and lots of… continue reading
“We were delighted to have Laura be our private chef for a dinner party at our house. Her food was delicious and she was a joy to work with. We can’t wait to have another party and work with her again.” Grassfed Beef Crostini | Green Pepper Corn | Dry Jack | Daikon Sprout Three… continue reading
Shrimp in Homemade Ice Bowl And the cookies!!! Caramel Turtles
Preparing the entree – Grilled Flank Steak Time for Appy Hour! Appetizers were Mango Mint and Crab Spring roll with Grilled Pineapple Salsa And Candy-Coated Brie The entree was Grilled Flank Steak Pinwheels with Prosciutto, Provolone and Basil Dessert – cheesecake from Prolific Oven, Palo Alto Make a wish! Wishing you many, many more.
A beautiful, colorful backdrop greeted the guests at this 60th birthday party. Appetizers for the luncheon were Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms Proscuitto-Wrapped Melon One World Seafood Smoked Trout, Cypress Grove Goat Cheese & Cucumber A selection of salads graced the grilled chicken and roasted potato entree including Spinach Feta and Berries with Poppyseed Dressing…. continue reading
We didn’t get a lot of photos from this event, (sometimes there’s just too much going on) but here’s a few. Mexican Street Food Party! Mini Gazpacho Taquitos with Beef (chunks of beef around mini corn tortillas) Grilled Corn Bites with Cilantro Lime and Queso Fresco Tostadas de Tinga (tostadas with shredded pork) Salmon with… continue reading
Welcome to Ananda Valley Farm, 67 acres in Half Moon Bay A beautiful farm and retreat center near the coast, available for events. Today we are at a retreat with Awakening Self on land has been lovingly farmed for more than 100 years. The soil is rated Class 1: the most fertile in the world…. continue reading