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Signature Dishes: Corn Bisque from Chef George Fistrovich

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On air this morning on Peter Greenberg Worldwide, Chef George Fistrovich showcased one of his signature dishes for fall. Come back each Saturday for a different signature dish from the chefs that Peter meets on his travels.

Peter’s most recent book, The Best Places for Everything–-available now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound and your local bookstore– has a whole chapter of his  favorites from all around the world.

Executive Chef George Fistrovich of The Ritz-Carlton, Naples has put together a seasonal corn bisque.  Try it on his fall menu or make it at home.

Ingredients:

  • 6 each fresh corn roasted & cleaned
  • ½ yellow onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 qt. chicken stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 oz. vermouth
  • 2 Tbsps. olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

  1. Rub corn with olive oil, salt, and pepper
  2. Sweat, dice onion and clean garlic together with roasted corn
  3. Add seasoning and bay leafs
  4. Add vermouth reduce by ¾ , add chicken stock
  5. Cook until the soup develops good flavor, about 1/3 reduce
  6. Add cream bring to a boil, and cook an additional 8 minutes
  7. Puree in blender until smooth. Adjust seasoning to taste.

By Chef George Fistrovich for PeterGreenberg.com

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