Remember me posting about how excited I was about attending Feast Portland about a week or so ago. Well I can’t wait to share some of my favorite photos of food I tried in the next post. But for now I will share a bit about my new kitchen appliances from Wolf Gourmet.

wolf-gourmet-blender-lenaskitchenblog_smoothieI got to work with Wolf Gourmet and shoot some photos for them at Feast this past weekend. Their products are so sleek, modern, powerful and just stunning. I was so glad to add some of their products to my kitchen collection, especially excited about the beautiful blender. I created a quick healthy smoothie before heading out for the day of feasting.

wolf-gourmet-blender-lenaskitchenblogwolf-gourmet-blender-lenaskitchenblog_smoothie2wolf-gourmet-blender-lenaskitchenblog_smoothie-finalThis blender has got great counter appeal. I love the touch of red on the knob to play off the red touches I have in my kitchen already. It has a ultra-responsive variable speed powered by the 2.4 peak HP motor propels the blades to speeds over 210 mph. A twist of the dial allows you to blend ingredients to your exact preference. I can’t wait to make some more smoothies, soups and test it out to grind coffee? Maybe not coffee, which it does do, but soup for sure will be my next project with this new kitchen appliance.

INGREDIENTS for SMOOTHIE
1 ripe banana, fresh or frozen
4 dates, no pitted
3/4 cup frozen cherries
1/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1/4 cup kiwi berries (or regular kiwi)
1 tbsp oats
1 tsp chia seeds
1/2 tsp bee pollen
1 tsp raw honey
1 tsp coconut flakes
1 cup coconut milk or almond milk
1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
Wolf Gourmet High-Performance Blender

METHOD
1. Combine all ingredients in the blender. Select the smoothie option and blend until smooth.
2. Garnish with frozen cherries, fresh kiwi berries, coconut flakes.

Enjoy!

wolf-gourmet-blender-lenaskitchenblog_tacos4wolf-gourmet-blender-lenaskitchenblog_tacos1wolf-gourmet-blender-lenaskitchenblog_tacos3wolf-gourmet-blender-lenaskitchenblog_tacos2wolf-gourmet-blender-lenaskitchenblog_tacos5RECIPE FOR CHICKEN TACOS WITH ROASTED PINEAPPLE SALSA &
AVOCADO CREMA served at Feast Portland, recipe from Epicurious

INGREDIENTS

1 small pineapple, peeled, cut into four pieces lengthwise and cored
Olive oil
1 English cucumber, diced small
1/2 medium red onion, diced small
2 jalapeños, minced
3-4 limes
Salt and pepper
2 large avocados, pitted and peeled
1 cup sour cream
2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
Warm corn tortillas, for serving
Cilantro leaves, for serving
Wolf Gourmet Countertop Oven with Convection
Wolf Gourmet High-Performance Blender

METHOD
1. Heat Wolf Gourmet Countertop Oven to Convection/Roast 450°F. Line the Wolf Gourmet baking pan with parchment paper. Coat pineapple in olive oil and arrange on baking sheet. Roast until tender and juices begin to release, 15-20 minutes. Let cool.
2. Using a Wolf Gourmet High-Performance Blender, combine avocado, sour cream, and freshly grated lime zest and juice from one lime. Purée to a smooth crema.
3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Add 2 tablespoons vegetable oil to the pan and carefully swirl to coat. Arrange chicken in a single layer in the pan and cook, flipping once, until cooked through, 10-12 minutes. Transfer to a cutting board and let sit five minutes before slicing.
4. Chop roasted pineapple into small pieces. In a medium bowl, combine pineapple, cucumber, onion, and jalapeño. Season to taste with lime juice and salt. Serve with chicken tacos and avocado crema.

I also got to check out their beautiful Countertop Oven at Feast as they were making one of the two dishes they were serving. The awesome thing is, it’s a perfect convection oven that you can use instead of turning on your big oven. great as an extra oven when you have a lot to bake or roast. It’s the perfect appliance to add to your wish list for the comping up holiday season and use when family or friends are coming to dinner.

The next recipe is for the second dish that was served at Feast. It was a delectable bite of toast, topped with ricotta, roasted plums, honey, orange zest and black pepper

wolf-gourmet-oven-lenaskitchenblog_tartines wolf-gourmet-oven-lenaskitchenblog_tartines2 wolf-gourmet-oven-lenaskitchenblog_tartines3ROASTED PLUM & RICOTTA TARTINE WITH HONEY & BLACK PEPPER served at Feast Portland, recipe from Epicurious

INGREDIENTS
6 plums, ripe but firm, halved, pits removed
Honey, for drizzling
Olive oil, for drizzling
8 thick slices of rustic crunchy bread
2 2/3 cups best quality full fat ricotta
Fleur de sel
Fresh ground black pepper
1 orange
Wolf Gourmet Countertop Oven with Convection

METHOD
1. Heat Wolf Gourmet Countertop Oven to Convection/Roast 375°F. Line the Wolf Gourmet baking pan with parchment paper and place plums in the pan cut sides up.
2. Drizzle with olive oil and honey. Roast until tender and juices begin to release, 5-10 minutes.
3. Once complete, toast the bread until just golden. Spread 1/3 cup ricotta on each slice. Arrange plums on top of ricotta and spoon juices over.
4. Drizzle with additional olive oil and honey. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Finely grate orange zest over each slice and serve.

Enjoy and Bon Appetité!
xoxo,
LENA

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2 Comments

2 Comments on Wolf Gourmet, smoothie, tacos & plum tartine

  1. Cath
    January 31, 2017 at 9:43 pm (12 months ago)

    Hello!
    Your article is very interesting, thanks for the information! I wrote an article about traditional cuisine in France and particularly about Pyrénées on my website: There is different activities to chill out etc.
    https://activityguideoperal.wordpress.com/category/gourmet/

    This website is a school project, can you leave a comment please.

    Best regards,
    Catherine

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  2. Tony
    August 8, 2017 at 6:57 pm (6 months ago)

    Smoothie is my most favorite “meal” of the day. And to have the best meal, I’m using the best blender to blend all of my favorite fruits and veggies in one delicious drink. My personal favorite is the Ninja Mega Kitchen System. It is the top of the line, fully loaded blender with many attachments to make cooking and blending easy. What’s more is that it is super easy to clean up, has a sturdy construction, sharp blades and to top it all, very safe to use! It’s definitely worth the price. See review here: http://topproducts.com/reviews/best-countertop-blender.htm

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