Toasted Walnut Oil with Sherry Vinegar and Feta Vinaigrette

This is a light and delightful vinaigrette, the combination of toasted walnut oil with sherry vinegar compliment each other very well.

Toasted Walnut Oil with Sherry Vinegar and Feta Vinaigrette

Recipe: Approx. 1 1/2 Cups

  • 1 Cup Toasted Walnut Oil
  • 1/3 Cup Sherry Vinegar
  • 2-3 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Medium Shallot 
  • 2 Tablespoons Feta
  • 1 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Black Pepper

Instructions:

Add toasted walnut oil and the sherry vinegar together in a bowl

Mince the shallots and garlic or use a garlic press and add along with the salt and pepper to the bowl

Crumble feta with a fork and add to dressing   Whisk all ingredients together then crumble the feta with a fork and add to dressing

 Transfer finished dressing to your bottle or jar of choice and refrigerate

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Foreign Cinema Restaurant in San Fransisco, CA

A couple of friends and I went to San Fransisco for the day and we had brunch here at Foreign Cinema.

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This place is so great they even play foreign and independent films in their covered outdoor courtyard

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You can sit indoors by the fire, or upstairs in their semi-private mezzanine overlooking the dining room or on the patio outside

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They have a huge selection of wines from local to all over the world

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The atmosphere is a bit of industrial and rustic all rolled into one

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They offer a California/Mediterranean inspired menu that changes daily

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They serve dinner nightly and brunch both Saturday and Sunday

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The chefs are John Clark and Gayle Pirie, a husband and wife team

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Of course I had a glass of Sauvignon Blanc

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I had the Lacinato Kale Caesar: Radishes, Sibley julienne, Croutons & Pecorino Sardo.  I enjoyed every last bite!

foreigncinema.com

2534 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 648-7600

For a reservation you must contact Foreign Cinema directly at 415-648-7600, extension 0 or online at Opentable.com

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Caramelized Herb Tomato Pesto

What a great way to use the Caramelized Herb Tomatoes!  This pesto is very flavorful and can be used in a number of dishes.

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Angela made the best ever caramelized tomatoes and I just had to make pesto out of them.  Man is this ever good!

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Recipe – About 2 1/2 Cups

For the tomatoes use

  • 2 Large Tomatoes
  • 3 Basil Leaves

Dressing

  • 1 Clove Garlic (garlic press or finely minced)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Fresh or Dried Thyme
  • 1 Tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive OIl
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Sea Salt

For the rest of the Pesto

  • 1 Cup Raw Walnuts
  • 1/2 Cup Fresh Basil
  • 2-3 Garlic Cloves
  • 3/4 Cup Aged Asiago Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive OIl
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt or to taste

Instructions:

Make the dressing and drizzle all over the tomatoes

Chop up the basil and sprinkle on top then Caramelize the Tomatoes

In a food processor or blender add the garlic, and caramelized tomatoes.  Finely shred the cheese and measure along with the walnuts, basil, olive oil, lemon juice and add to tomatoes and puree u

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