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Steven Dolby was born in Rotherham, England 1974. Even from a young age Steven enjoyed artistic pursuits like creating original artwork and music. However he lacked even a basic knowledge of food and cooking techniques until he was 21 years old. At this stage his passion for all things culinary was ignited as he began to train with chefs in restaurants first in England, then around Europe. Steven has since moved to the united states and began to explore the cuisine of the Americas. His mentor won his first Michelin star in 2012 he currently lives in Atlanta, GA with his wife. Steve Dolby has been cooking professionally in restaurants for 17 years.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Caesar Salad with Parmesan Fries by Steven Dolby
















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(Serves 3-4 people)

PARMESAN FRIES
660g Russet potatoes (peeled and cut into fries)
3 Tsp dijon mustard
3 Tbsp worcestershire sauce
2 Tsp allspice
2 Tsp white wine vinegar
1/4 Cup olive oil
Salt (pinch)
1/2 Cup parmigiano reggiano

CAESAR DRESSING
1 Large garlic clove
3 Anchovy fillets
1 Tsp dijon mustard
1/2 Tsp red wine vinegar
2 pasteurized egg yolks
Olive oil
Lemon juice (to taste)
Worcestershire sauce (to taste)

OTHER INGREDIENTS
5-6 Rashers of bacon
2 heads of romaine lettuce (sliced)

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Friday, September 19, 2014

Gnocchi in Mushroom Broth by Steven Dolby















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(Serves 2 people)

BROTH

30g Dried porcini mushrooms
1 Cup boiling water
1 Medium shallot (finely diced)
1 Stalk of celery (finely diced)
1 Garlic clove (finely diced)
140g Mushrooms (your choice)
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Star anise
1 Dried bay leaf
3-4 Sprigs of thyme
3 Cups water
Salt & ground black pepper (to taste)

GNOCCHI

375g Potatoes (russet)
120g Button mushrooms (blitzed or finely chopped)
100g Plain flour
1 Egg (beaten)
1/2 Tsp thyme leaves
Salt (good pinch)

Directions
MAKING

For Broth:

1. Add boiling water to dried mushroom and blanch for 5 minutes. Then, strain the liquid and set aside.

2. Rinse the mushrooms under cold water and pat dry.

3. In a pan, heat olive oil, add shallots, celery, dried blanched mushroom, mushroom of choice, garlic, star anise, bay leaf, and thyme. Stir and cook for 10 minutes.

4. Pour water and strained mushroom liquid. Bring to a light boil and simmer for 1 hour.

For Gnocchi:

5. In a pot of boiling salted water, place the potatoes and cook until tender.

6. Into a hot pan, add the mushroom and cook until liquid evaporates. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

7. While the potato is still warm, peel, add to a potato ricer and squeeze. Add flour, make a small well into the center of the potato, add egg, mushroom, thyme and salt. Mix well and knead into dough.

8. Slice and roll dough into a rope and then cut into 1-inch long pieces.

9. Drop into simmering water and cook until they float. Drain.

FINALIZING

10. Remove and discard the star anise and thyme from the broth. Season with salt, pepper and add cooked gnocchi.

SERVING

11. Garnish with sliced green onion and serve hot!

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Grilled Prosciutto and Provolone Panini with Tomato Soup from Steve's Suppers
















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(Serves 2)

SIMPLE TOMATO SOUP

1 Medium carrot (sliced)
1 Stalk of celery (sliced)
1 Garlic clove (thinly sliced)
1 Medium shallot (sliced)
1 Tbsp olive oil
Salt & ground black pepper (to taste)
1/2 Tsp dried oregano
790g Canned plum tomatoes (high quality)
1 Cup chicken stock
Basil (to taste)
Parmigiano-Reggiano (to taste)

PANINI  (per sandwich)

1/2 Medium red onion (sliced)
1 Tsp sugar
60g Prosciutto
Good panini bread
2 Tsp dijon mustard
70g Provolone cheese

Directions
MAKING

For Tomato Soup:

1. In a saucepan, heat olive oil, add carrot, celery, garlic, and shallots. Stir and sweat over low flame.

2. Season with salt, pepper, oregano and continue to sweat until nice and soft.

3. Add tomato and stock. Bring to a boil and simmer for 20 minutes.

4. Into the blender, transfer the mixture and blend well. Pour back into the same saucepan.

5. Add basil and cheese. Taste and adjust seasoning of salt and pepper, bring to a light simmer and set aside.

For Panini:

6. In a pan, heat oil, add onion and salt. Stir and cook until nice and brown. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

7. Spread mustard on the bottom half of bread and top it with caramelized onion, followed by cheese and prosciutto and again cheese slice.

8. Cover with the top half and grill.

SERVING

9. Garnish soup with grated parmesan and serve with pinini.


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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Halibut with Chorizo & Broccoli Orzo by Steven Dolby















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(Serves 3 people)

1/2 White onion (finely diced)
100g Broccoli florets (sliced)
70g Spanish chorizo (diced)
1 Garlic clove (thinly sliced)
200g Orzo pasta
1 Tsp Smoked paprika
1/4 Cup water
Salt & ground black pepper (to taste)
Lemon juice (to taste)
Fresh parsley (small handful
Olive oil
3 (6-ounce) halibut fillets (skin on)

Directions

1. In a pot of boiling water, add salt and orzo. Cook for 8-9 minutes. Drain well and set aside.

MAKING

2. In a pan, heat oil, add onion, broccoli, and chorizo. Stir and cook for 10 minutes.

3. Add smoked paprika and cook for another 2 minutes. Then, add garlic and cook for 1 minute.

4. Pour water, stir well and then add the drained orzo. Toss well.

5. Add salt, pepper, and lemon juice to taste. Stir in parsley and set aside.

6. Season fish fillet with salt and add olive oil. Coat well and place on a hot pan and cook until done.

SERVING

7. Serve fish on top of orzo and enjoy!


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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Salmon with Tomato-Anchovy Salsa from Steve's Suppers

















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(Serves 4 people)

TOMATO-ANCHOVY SALSA
200g Tomatoes (diced)
1/2 Small red onion (finely diced)
6-7 Anchovy fillets (chopped)
2 Tsp capers
2 Tsp balsamic vinegar
1/4 Cup olive oil
Small handful fresh parsley (chopped)
Lemon juice (to taste)
Ground black pepper (to taste)
OTHER INGREDIENTS
Four 6oz Salmon fillets (skin on)
Crusty bread
Olive oil

Directions

For Salsa:

1. In a bowl, combine diced tomato, red onion, anchovy, capers, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, parsley, lemon juice, and black pepper. Mix well and pop in fridge until ready to serve.

MAKING

2. Drizzle olive oil on salmon and season with salt.

3. Heat a grill pan and place fish in it, skin side down. Cook until 90% done, flip the fish and then turn off the flame. Remove from flame and set aside.

4. Drizzle olive oil on bread slices and toast on grill pan.

SERVING

5. Serve salmon with bread and salsa.

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Thursday, August 21, 2014

Burger au Poivre by Steven Dolby















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(serves 4 people)

80g Baby bella mushrooms (sliced)

SAUCE
1 Medium shallot (finely diced)
1 Garlic clove (finely diced)
1/4 Cup cognac
1 Cup beef or veal stock
1 Tbsp heavy Cream
2-3 Fresh sprigs of thyme

OTHER INGREDIENTS
170g Ground sirloin (per person)
10g Black peppercorns (ground, per patty)
Swiss cheese
Olive oil
Salt & ground black pepper (to taste)

Directions
MAKING

1. Place a pan on flame, pour olive oil, add mushroom, followed by a pinch of salt and cook until golden brown. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

For Sauce:

2. In a pan, heat olive oil, add shallot and sweat for 5 minutes. Then, add garlic and sweat for 1 minute.

3. Pour cognac and reduce by half.

4. Add stock and cook for 10 minutes or until it gets syrup like consistency.

5. Add cream and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Add thyme, stir and set aside.

For Patty:

6. Roll the meat into patty, coat with ground black peppercorn and season with salt.

7. On hot grill pan, place the patties and cook to desired doneness.

8. Top patties with mushroom and cheese. Cover and cook until cheese melts. Remove from pan and let rest for 1-2 minutes.

FINALIZING

9. Cut bun into half, drizzle olive oil and toast. Place patty on the bottom half, add sauce and cover with top.

SERVING

10. Serve and enjoy!


Directions
MAKING

1. Place a pan on flame, pour olive oil, add mushroom, followed by a pinch of salt and cook until golden brown. Transfer to a bowl and set aside.

For Sauce:

2. In a pan, heat olive oil, add shallot and sweat for 5 minutes. Then, add garlic and sweat for 1 minute.

3. Pour cognac and reduce by half.

4. Add stock and cook for 10 minutes or until it gets syrup like consistency.

5. Add cream and simmer for 1-2 minutes. Add thyme, stir and set aside.

For Patty:

6. Roll the meat into patty, coat with ground black peppercorn and season with salt.

7. On hot grill pan, place the patties and cook to desired doneness.

8. Top patties with mushroom and cheese. Cover and cook until cheese melts. Remove from pan and let rest for 1-2 minutes.

FINALIZING

9. Cut bun into half, drizzle olive oil and toast. Place patty on the bottom half, add sauce and cover with top.

SERVING

10. Serve and enjoy!


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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Smoked Oyster Potato Salad by Steven Dolby















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(Serves 2 people)

2 Medium bell peppers (sliced)
250g Baby dutch potatoes (cut in half)
1/4 Red onion (thinly sliced)
1 Large green onion (thinly sliced)
1 Tbsp White wine vinegar
2 Tbsp E V olive oil
100g Canned smoked oysters (in pure olive oil)
Fresh parsley (small handful, chopped)
Salt (to taste)

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375 degree or 190 degree C.

MAKING

2. Into a roasting tray, place peppers, drizzle olive oil and season with salt. Coat well and cook in oven for 35-40 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.

3. In a bowl, place halved potato, green onion, and red onion slices.

4. Peel the skin of roasted pepper, slice and add it to the bowl.

5. Add white wine vinegar, olive oil, oysters, followed by some of the oyster liquid to taste and parsley.

6. Season with salt to taste and mix well.

SERVING

7. Serve and enjoy!


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