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  • n. A paste of burnt garlic and onion with herbs, from India; a type of masala.


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  • Entrée: Filet mignon, polenta ravioli with cauliflower and vadouvan butter, whole roasted zucchini blossom, Bloomsdale spinach, Pinot Noir sauce.

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  • And Chef Quinn Hatfield, whose new restaurant, Hatfield's, was honored as Restaurant of the Year came up with a meltingly soft cube of pork belly atop a barley, corn and carrot salad with vadouvan sauce which really sang with flavor.

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  • Marcel -- vadouvan lamb with tzatziki, pickled red onion and "anti-flatbread"

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  • The fish is surrounded by a yellow cloud of foam flavored with vadouvan and a few golden sprigs of clover.

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  • He layers the dip with smoked raisins for a mysterious sweetness and tops it all with a snowdrift of sour cream spiked with vadouvan, a curry paste with fried onions. rss feed

  • A growing number of them are tinkering with the basic emulsion of egg yolk, oil and acid traditionally vinegar or lemon juice and whipping up small batches that go well beyond chipotle - think vadouvan, smoked paprika, chorizo and mole.

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  • Flan flavored with vadouvan garnishes butternut squash soup.

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  • Flavors of India are brought forth in a creamy cauliflower soup ($9) with the occasional crunch of almonds; the vadouvan spice dims to let the vegetable shine and then comes on bright at the end.

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  • The unique recipes also featured some less-well-known spices and spice blends, including vadouvan, harissa and asafoetida, specialties that aren't usually found on your grocery store shelves but can be purchased from specialty stores and online.

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  • The flavors are plain - in De Smet, S.D., you didn't find vadouvan in the general store - but many of the dishes made me hungry: parsnips sliced the long way, dipped in flour and fried in butter; bird's-nest pudding, which is whole apples baked in a fluffy egg batter; green pumpkin pie, made from green pumpkins, of course.

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