WALLA WALLA, Wash. — Mount Rushmore-type figures for the Washington wine industry have called Walla Walla home for decades and made some of the Northwest most famous steak-worthy reds. And yet, there wasn’t anything resembling Walla Walla Steak Co. in downtown Walla Walla until cattle rancher/chef/vineyard owner Dan Thiessen brought his lifelong vision to reality two blocks … [Read more...] about Match Maker: Thiessen puts his brand on WW with Walla Walla Steak Co.
By Rock Silva, executive chef, Walla Walla Steak Co. Serves 4 Chocolate tart doughIngredients1 ½ cups all-purpose flour¼ cup cocoa powder⅔ cup powdered sugar¼ cup cocoa nibs3 tablespoons hazelnutsPinch of salt⅔ cup cold butter, cut into cubes1 large egg Method1. In a food processor, combine dry ingredients and mix.2. Add butter and pulse until sandy consistency is … [Read more...] about Match Maker recipe: Chocolate Crémeux Tart with Cocoa Nibs and Hazelnuts
Perhaps the hospitality world’s most important service organization dedicated to women continues to pay tribute to one of the most famous chefs France ever produced — a man born in the 19th century. Les Dames d’Escoffier International, an international philanthropic organization, is named for French chef Auguste Escoffier (1846–1935), and the Pacific Northwest is now home to … [Read more...] about Ellen on Wine: 19th century French chef’s legacy inspires 21st century NW women in hospitality with Les Dames d’Escoffier
Recipe courtesy of Rock Silva, Walla Walla Steak Co. Serves 4 Cowboy RibeyeIngredients1 24-ounce bone-in ribeye2 tablespoons rice bran oil Method1. Allow steak to come to room temperature prior to cooking.2. Season generously with salt and fresh-cracked pepper.3. In a preheated cast iron pan, begin cooking steak in a small amount of rice bran oil or any other high … [Read more...] about Match Maker recipe: Cast Iron Cowboy Ribeye with Marinated Spring Vegetables
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — It’s been almost three years to the day since the last Reveal Walla Walla wine auction, and Coeur d’Alene restaurateur Naomi Boutz looks forward to returning to the scene of one of the most deliciously nerve-wracking episodes of her career in the wine trade. Today, the Walla Walla Valley Wine Alliance is back at stately Corliss Estates for the auction of … [Read more...] about Expect heavy bidding as Reveal Walla Walla wine auction returns