Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Sunday Supper :: Picnic

Our last ss was an urban picnic in the park - an ode to the end of summer. Our guest chef was the incredibly talented Camille Becerra.
Camille's menu was the perfect picnic in our eyes... we started off with Watermelon Aqua Fresca Cocktails and served:
Meat Pies
chicken, baby carrots & nigella
Frittatta
rice, baby zucchini & feta with fennel pollen yogurt
Burrata Salad
spicy cauliflower relish & crostini
Tomato & Cantalope Salad
mustard seed oil & lemon
Fennel Slaw
pickled red onion, raisin, hazelnuts & mint

After a class at our loft in williamsburg, we set up our picnic down on the waterfront with a great view of the bridges & city across the river.
We had a great time basking in the last days of sun. Below are a few photos from the day, and coming next will be recipes...class photos and more.



24 comments:

  1. Wow. That menu sounds amazing... like a perfect way to say hello to fall and wave farewell to summer.

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  2. Such a cute picnic! Love how you incorporated the vintage bread box, suitcases, and overturned crates.

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  3. The salt shaker vases add a wonderful touch!

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  4. the suitcase just breathtakingly beautiful!!

    Amazing menu.. Love the idea of the spicy cauliflower relish & crostini!! recipe?

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  5. What a great way to end the summer! The menu sounds fantastic and I *love* those little flower arrangements-- just darling!

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  6. What a perfect way to end the summer! I'm drooling over the menu, and can't wait for the recipes...

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  7. loved getting a glimpse of my picnic basket there

    so well done...

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  8. The menu and set up are fantastic! Bravo Karen for managing the light changes so well!

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  9. Lovely. That's all I want to say. Lovely.

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  10. Just found you, your blog and photos are a delight!Thanks

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  11. wow all the things looks so good, an the place was very perfectly.

    i wish i was there!

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  12. What a perfect way to spend a day - and bid farewell to summer. Your picnic setting is fantastic - it makes me long to produce a picnic story for a magazine, but sadly, they just keep folding! I'm inspired by the whole idea of Sunday Suppers. Thank you.

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  13. What a delightly picnic scene. I hope you are going to post some of those recipes!

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  14. You must've had a wonderful day. I love the little flower vases on the suitcase.

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  15. thanks all ! what wonderful comments...the recipes are coming soon ! i promise.

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  16. Wow! This is amazingly beautiful!

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  17. I love the look of the condensation and the lighting in your soda pics.

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  18. love love love, everything you did to make it so much more then a "picnic"

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  19. Just wanted to add: I've been waiting for the picnic photos to show up, and now that they have . . . they're GORGEOUS, of course. So much talent. It was a birthday present to me from my husband that we got to attend this class/picnic experience, and I have to say that A to Z, everything was handled with great style, warmth, professionalism, grace, beauty, and mmmm... deliciousness! The food was all great, and I am hanging on for dear life to the last little remnant of cauliflower relish that we took home as a souvenir--really, really great on boiled eggs! Recipes, please. The only one I remember is the one I helped work on: ginger plum crumble bars (unofficial name, I'm sure). Thanks for making the end of summer absolutely perfect. Hope to join Sunday Suppers again some time.

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  20. wow, thank you all. Alison - it was absolutely a pleasure to meet you and Andre - thank you for coming and for the lovely feedback ! We're looking forward to seeing you both again soon. xo

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  21. oh, and kim - the picnic basket rocked !

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  22. Ok seriously!? Gorgeous! I am total sucker for picnics too. I so wish I was able to attend this one...Brilliant job once again. Bravo!

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