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Mar 1, 2007 06:42 PM

White-themed meal

Hi everyone....

I was hoping you guys can help me plan my menu for a multi-course white-themed meal. The food must be white but I can't think of any...suggestions? thanks

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  1. Wow, this is the kind of thing that I try to avoid!

    Appetizer: Carr's water crackers with chevre

    Soup: leek and potato, either hot or cold

    Main dish and sides: Fish, rice, and cauliflower.

    Fruit/cheese: Peeled granny smith apples with white cheddar cheese (from New England)

    Dessert: Apple Snow

    Hope this helps,


    1. Appetizer: White bean bruschetta with ricaotta salata, I think Chiarello has a recipe

      Soup: White Gazpacho or anjou and parsnip soup

      Main: Coconut Poached fish with coconut rice, or maybe poached chicken with fresh fetuccine, add a poached egg maybe? Maybe turnip puree, or risotto topped with white truffles (or oil)

      Side: Jicama, turnip, and endive salad or braised daikons

      Cheese: Manchego with Marcona Almonds. Or any sharp Italian with Peeled Bartlett pear

      Dessert: Ricotta and Mascarpone Cheesecake is what I have in mind, crustless. Or maybe just a really nice white cake, or a coconut cake.

      Good luck.

      1. vichysoisse --or--pear/pecorino ravioli

        shaved fennel salad

        seared scallops over celery root puree with braised leeks

        roasted white asparagus

        endive spears with goat cheese and almonds

        pignoli cookies


        as an aside... any monochromatic meal rarely works. eating begins with the eyes.

        1. Everything Scandinavian :-)
          Lutfisk, Swedish meatballs, Jansson's Temptation, rice pudding

          1. Two foods came to mind immediately that are snow white. Chilean sea bass was one.
            Hominy was the second. Lemon sorbet is white too come to think of it.
            Have fun with those three for now. : )

            Use a white tablecloth and plates too so your guests can leave craving some color! LOL.

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            1. re: Cheese Boy

              A grits cheese dish, using a good sharp white cheddar. And/or add lobster as the guy did on the recent Island episode of Dinner Impossible..