Iron Chef 2011
The Iron Chef Competition was won by Coby Ming of
Harvest Restaurant for the second year running! All fresh, local
ingredients were provided by Grasshoppers Distribution and Foxhollow
Farm. The competitors, Bruce Ucan of the Mayan Cafe and Coby Ming of
Harvest Restaurant had thirty minutes to prepare a meal. The
competition was judged by Sarah Fritschner,
Kathy Cary, and
Coby Ming’s winning recipe is listed below:
Greens With Shitake Mushrooms
- Season shitakes with garlic oil and salt
- Place on pan on charcoal grill
- Once grilled, cut into small pieces
- Drizzle whole leaves of swiss chard with garlic oil, salt and pepper
- Grill directly on charcoal grill until wilted and slightly charred. Chop.
- Combine garlic oil, salt and pepper, whole grain mustard, IPA beer, and apple cider vinegar to make vinaigrette
- Drizzle vinaigrette over greens and mushrooms
-Combine Crème fraiche, green onions, vinaigrette (from above), mustard, salt and pepper
Flat Iron Steak
- Trim fat
- Rub with salt, pepper and garlic oil
- Grill on charcoal—cook until medium rare
Strawberry Radish Dessert
- Cut Strawberries
- Slice radishes
- Heat radishes with mint syrup, sugar and water
- Combine Strawberries
- Slice strawberries and smoke on charcoal grill
- Grill toast, drizzle with garlic oil, salt and pepper
Try this recipe at home using a charcoal grill and farm fresh ingredients from Grasshoppers Distribution and Foxhollow Farm!
Grasshoppers is the first in the region to offer exclusively local food—all coming from within Kentucky or southern Indiana. They are a
farmer-controlled company that offers customers an authentic connection to the farms and farm life, in addition to the conveniences of centralized distribution. Tey also create opportunities for the small farms struggling to grow - and market - local food on their own. Grasshoppers is now accepting applications for their summer CSA. Contact Lindsey at 502-708-1881.
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Louisville Independent Business Alliance:
The mission of LIBA is to preserve the unique community character of the Metro Louisville area by promoting locally-owned businesses and
to educate citizens on the value of shopping locally. In order to pursue its mission, LIBA will focuses on three primary initiatives: Informing citizens of the value provided by locally owned businesses; Offering group branding, promotion and advertising to LIBA members; and creating strong relationships with local government and media.
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View photos from last year's Fair!