Two-Star Michelin chef Josiah Citrin takes us to Santa Monica’s farmers market, where we try local and organic produce that go into his main course: a Liberty Duck Breast à l’Orange served with a colorful Blood Orange Reduction and Tender Baby Turnips. He then leads us to his renowned restaurant Mélisse where he shows us the intricacies behind the appetizer: a Sweet Onion Parmesan Soup with Crabcake and Meyer Lemon. Perfect harmony is created with Warm Crispy Beignets served with Spiced Chocolate Sauce and Cream Gelato.
Cuisine Culture, a new 13-part series from Henri Sera Productions and Muses Productions, is a culinary journey into the world of the best chefs and their restaurants. Hosted by international chef Ashley Charles James, the series showcases the world’s best chefs in their natural environment – an environment for discovery and an appreciation of ethnic influence in today’s gastronomy.