This is my first real summer in NYC… and its weekend efforts like these that get me super excited…

For all the surfing and running down to the beach i am missing, the activities and excitement available at your (apartment) door step are all about uncovering a whole new world of happiness… Have a look at the Vlog and you will see what I mean 😉

Feast Tribeca from Daniel Churchill on Vimeo.

Instead of the sand we have the parks… with no surfing there comes the ability to ride a bike around every nook and high st… although there are no backyards there are rooftops… So you can see I sound like an optimist… but there is so much in life to experience and this next stage of tastiness i am going to enjoy every single emotion of flavor….

Last weekend was the first of a number of feasts that I will be cooking up from different locations around the city… I am thinking i might start to theme these and I will bring some shots from some of the most unique hot spots…

The first was from an epic rooftop location in Tribeca which is downtown Manhattan… With a few awesome Vegans in the mix, the menu consisted of Gluten Free, Refine Sugar Free and then some Vegan options… i always love seeing the surprise on someones face when they are eating a Vegan dish with serious flavor… to be honest they all should as they are always super colorful! At the market i couldn’t go passed a sword fish nor a skirt and flank steak for those who did a mad chest workout or who struggled to walk up to the roof hahahah

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All the dishes are super simple as always, meaning you can definitely smash them out! These weekends bring me nothing but happiness… have a look at the menu and let me know which recipe you are in the mood for… as the most popular (ones) will be posted on the blog next week 🙂

Veggies

Charred Romaine lettuce wedges in almond butter sauce  and pine nuts (GF, SF, V,)

Wicked Carrot and chickpea spread on mint yoghurt and Pine nuts (GF, SF,)

Spiced Cauliflower & Roast Garlic Hummus (GF, SF, V)

Avocado Salsa (GF, SF, V)

Grain

Babin Middle Eastern Quinoa Platter (GF, SF, V,)

Meat

Skirt/Flank Steak (GF, SF,)

Fish

Swordfish lemon ginger skewers (GF, SF,)

The Sweet Stuff

Sexy Summer Fruit Board with Coconut Mango sauce (GF, SF, V,)

GF= Gluten Free, SF= Refine Sugar Free, V=Vegan

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This weekend I am supporting my legendary friends in the LGBT community as it is “Pride Week!!!” The theme of that feast will be #ColorsOfTheRainbow… naturally this doesn’t stray too far from my existing cooking profile 😉 So ill bring you the menu, the hugs, laughter, smiles and of course the Yum next week

Looking forward to bringing you a whole lot of tastiness my friends! and looking forward to getting behind the LGBT community ewwwww!!!

xo DC

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