Two Peas, LLC
Two Peas In a Pod, LLC
Profound Culinary Pleasure
Personal Chef:
Natural Cuisine Your Way





Do you think others eat as well as we do?
    ----  Georgia O’Keefe 20th century American artist
    asked her personal chef. Georgia, who lived
    to be 99, dined on organic & pasture-raised
    foods often grown on her New Mexico ranch.



WHAT IS COOKING IN YOUR KITCHEN ?

The following is a small sample of dishes that have been popular with former restaurant and catering customers for whom I once cooked. Whether you like Mediterranean, Asian, Middle Eastern, European or American Cuisine; or, whether you want meat, vegetarian, or vegan dishes, you have an abundance of choices.

Keep in mind this is a sample menu only. TWO PEAS IN A POD, LLC specializes in developing customized recipes/menus based on an in-depth written client questionnaire. Once I know what you like and dislike, I draft a menu customized to satisfy your individual taste, dietary goals, and lifestyle.

AMERICAN COMFORT DISHES
  • Steak marinated your way for grill or broiler
  • Creamy Macaroni & Cheese
  • Buttermilk Marinated Oven Fried Chicken
  • Classic American Meatloaf w/Creamy Creamless Mushroom Gravy
  • Tex Mex Chili
  • Maryland Style Crab Cakes
  • Chicken Pot Pie Updated In A Phyllo Crust
  • Prime Rib Roast w/Roasted Seasonal Vegetables
DISHES INSPIRED BY THE CUISINES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN, ASIA, MIDDLE EAST, & EUROPE:

POULTRY
  • Coq Au Sauvignon Blanc
  • Orange-Rosemary-Ginger Chicken
  • Butterflied Whole Roast Chicken w/Your Favorite Herb Butter Stuffed Under The Skin, Served w/Natural Jus
  • Korean Braised Chicken
  • Rosemary Marinated Bacon Wrapped Turkey “Mignons” Over Garlic Braised Watercress & Roasted Red Bell Pepper
  • Sherried Pheasant Stroganoff w/Wild Mushrooms & Crème Fraiche
BEEF (Buffalo may be substituted)
  • Japanese Style Beef Stew w/Burdock, Shitakes, Winter Vegetables, Lotus Root
  • Sophia’s Turkish Style Moussaka (lighter & moister than the Greek version)
  • Korean Oven Baked Ribs
  • Good Old Fashioned Irish Style Beef Stew
  • Phyllo Piroshkas
  • Italian American Meatballs w/Fennel in Homemade Tomato Gravy
  • Gingered Beef Coconut Curry Stew w/Fresh Spicy Sambal
  • Sushi Style Sesame Beef Rolls Stuffed w/Asparagus, Scallions, & Carrots
  • Beef Bourguignon
LAMB
  • Rosemary Rack of Lamb w/Seasonal Berry Chutney
  • Lamb Kofta In Coconut Curry
  • Roasted Portebello Mushrooms Stuffed w/Lamb, Fennel, Garlic & Pinenuts
  • Lamb, Sundried Tomato, & Black Olive Phyllo Strudel
  • Roast Lamb Provencal
  • Grapeleaves Stuffed w/ Lamb served w/Egg-Lemon Sauce
PORK
  • Honey-Herb Pork Roast
  • Apple-Celery Sage Stuffed Pork Chops
  • Spicy Korean Baby Back Ribs
  • Holubtsi (Cabbage Stuffed w/ground pork & herbs)
  • Italian Style Pork On The Bone Cooked In Milk
  • Pork Meatballs w/Almond Romesco Sauce
FISH & SHELLFISH
  • Wild Salmon Baked In Cilantro, Citrus, & Ginger
  • Korean Fish Pancakes (great for breakfast too)
  • Oyster Chowder
  • Shrimp & Scallop Cakes w/Romesco Sauce
  • Roast Halibut with Salsa Verde
  • Russian Style Salmon Baked Phyllo Pies w/Dill, Horseradish & Crème Fraiche
  • Steamed Sea Bass w/Scallion, Ginger, & Lotus Root
PASTA & NOODLES
  • Orecchiette w/ Roasted Red Peppers, Pinenuts, & Garlicy Broccolli Rabe
  • Kasha Varnishkas w/Scallions, Dill, & Wild Mushrooms
  • Gingered Udon w/Shrimp, Scallions, & Shitakes
  • Pasta Frittata w/Procuitto & Pecorino Romano
  • Korean Glass Noodles w/Spinach & Pork
  • Butternut & Spinach Lasagna w/Ricotta, Fresh Milk Mozzarella, & Light Tomato Gravy
  • Baked Zitis w/Homemade Tomato Gravy & Your Choice of Two Cheeses
VEGETARIAN
  • Blushing Tomato Quiche w/Basil & Goat Cheese
  • Eggplant Rollatini Stuffed w/Goat Cheese & Spinach
  • Meatless Moussaka w/Red Lentils, Mushrooms, Tomatoes, & Yogurt-Mint Dressing
  • Roasted Winter Vegetable Napoleons w/Herbed Butternut Croutons
  • Spaghetti Squash Frittata w/Leeks & Pecorino Romano Cheese
  • Roasted Ratatouille Lasagna w/Paper Thin Rice Pasta
VEGAN
  • Lotus Root, Burdock & Vegetable Stew w/Maitake Mushrooms
  • Gingered Sweet Potato Tempeh Roulade In Sesame Phyllo w/5 Spice Cashew Leek Sauce
  • Russian Style Winter Vegetable Gratin Baked w/Roasted Garlic-Almond Cream
  • Greek Style Stuffed Seasonal Vegetables in Almond-Lemon “Cream” Sauce
  • Eggplant Cannelloni Filled w/Red Lentils & Spinach Served w/Tomato Gravy
  • Curried Mung Bean, Sweet Pea, Phyllo Samosas w/Homemade Mango Chutney
DESSERTS: (made with dairy, spelt flour, and maple syrup)
  • Seasonal Fruit Upside Down Cakes
  • Bittersweet Chocolate Brownies
  • Anise-Almond Biscotti
  • Seasonal Fruit Crisps
  • Apple-Rosemary Chocolate Galette
  • Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies
  • Coconut Macaroons
  • Sophie’s Very Creamy Cheesecake w/Seasonal Fruit Topping
  • Share w/A Friend Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • French Style Rice Pudding
  • Rosewater Panna Cotta w/Macerated Berries
  • Bittersweet Chocolate Pots de Creme
VEGAN DESSERTS: (soy, wheat, dairy-free)
  • Lemon-Pepper Pecan Biscotti
  • Carrot-Zucchini Bread
  • Raspberry Torte Cookies
  • Coconut-Carrot Macaroons
  • Almond Butter Rice Crispy Squares w/Toasted Almonds, & Chocolate Chips
  • Creamy Almond Milk French Style Rice Pudding
  • Coconut Panna Cotta w/Mango Fruit Sauce
Dish offerings vary with the season. For a current sample menu, please e-mail us. All the above dishes can be adapted to wheat and dairy free versions.



TWO PEAS IN A POD, LLC
Georgia Melnyk: 917-757-3429
e-mail: info@twopeasinapodchef.com


"One cannot think well, sleep well, love well, if one has not dined well."

(frequently quoted) Virginia Woolf




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