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Cook Good Food Class – The chicken or the egg?

This week, we attended the monthly Bi-Rite Cook Good Food class, which is open to all Bi-Rite Family members. What a great culinary experience! The theme this month was eggs. Paige and Lorena, two very knowledgeable employees, hosted a three-course meal (with eggs, of course, being the star ingredient!) and entertained us with some storytelling. Here’s some food for thought… History of chickens The ancestry of modern day domestic chickens is still partly a mystery as it goes way back in time. Some say that they were first domesticated from a wild form, called the red junglefowl (Gallus gallus), in Southeast Asia around 2000 B.C. Chickens were cross-bred, leading to more than 350 combinations of physical features known today. Chickens and their eggs A chicken usually lays an egg every 25 hours, following natural daylight. Once laid, the egg hatches after 21 days. It takes around one quarter of a chicken’s energy to make one single egg! Anatomy of an egg The anatomy of an egg is also fascinating. The shell’s color varies according to species and breed of chickens (not based on nutrition). It’s covered with thousands of tiny pores, allowing air and moisture to pass through. As for its yolk, it’s held still in the egg by the chalaza, which prevents it to move around (always wondered what the white strands were when cracking open a raw egg?). The secret to a perfect soft boiled egg Prepare a medium pot with 1-inch of water. Place the pot on the stove and bring to boil. Once boiling, reduce to medium heat and place the eggs in the pot....
Holiday Sample Menus Have Arrived

Holiday Sample Menus Have Arrived

Take the planning out of your holiday menu with our easy to use holiday menu guide curated by our culinary director and sommelier. LUNCH Vegetarian Empanadas with Roasted Sweet Potato, Sautéed Wild Mushrooms, Laura Chenel Goat Cheese and Thyme. Pairs well with Bi-Rite Public Pinot Noir. Mini Acme Baguette Sandwiches with Slow-Roasted BN Ranch NY Strip, Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms and Pt. Reyes Farmstead Blue Cheese Spread. Pairs well with Ultraviolet Cabernet Sauvignon. Roasted Cauliflower and Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Sicilian Parsley and Caper-Raisin Vinaigrette. Pairs well with  La Galoche Beaujolais-Villages. French Lentils with Roasted Butternut Squash, Grilled Heirloom Chicories, Crispy Pancetta and a Sherry Vinaigrette. Pairs well with Barou Syrah. Salad of Local Winter Chicories with Satsuma Mandarins, Persimmon, Pomegranate, Pecorino Cheese and Winter Citrus Vinaigrette. Pairs well wtih Tatomer Riesling Gingerbread Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream DINNER Savory Tartlets with Roasted Mushrooms, Braised Kale, Confit Garlic, Ricotta and Calabrian Chili. Pairs well with La Galoche Beaujolais-Villages. Beef Sirloin Skewers with Horseradish-Chive Sour Cream Sauce. Pairs well with Ultraviolet Cabernet Sauvignon. Slow-roasted Side of Wild Salmon Served with a Winter Citrus Gremolata. Pairs well with Bi-Rite Public Label Pinot Noir. Baia Pasta Salad with Grilled Chicories, Roasted Butternut Squash, Charred Peppers, Kale Pesto and Ricotta Salata. Pairs well with Domaine Suffrene Porvencal Rose. Roasted Carrot and Fennel Salad with Sumac, Grilled Red Onion and Honey. Pairs well with Bi-Rite Public Label Pinot Noir. Salad of Local Winter Chicories with Satsuma Mandarins, Persimmon, Pomegranate, Pecorino Cheese and Winter Citrus Vinaigrette. Pairs well wtih Tatomer Riesling. Apple Pie RECEPTION Sherry – Poached Wild Gulf Prawns with Eddy’s Famous Cocktail Sauce. Pairs well with Pere Mata “Cupada Rosado” Cava. Smoked...
Our New Catering Site Launches Today!

Our New Catering Site Launches Today!

The moment you have been waiting for is here! We’ve listened to your valuable feedback and created a new and easy-to-use Bi-Rite Catering website! With our new site, you can view our beautiful platters, plan your menu and submit and order online, and learn all about Bi-Rite Catering. Some of the perks of our new site include: Menu Planner! Order with ease with our new order form equipped with a full menu. Photographs! View our beautifully-arranged platters and the wealth of culinary options we offer. Complete Event Services! Did you know that we can take your event from beginning to end? Take a look at our event services page to see the wide range of services we offer, from Corporate Meetings and Events to Weddings, and everything in between. We invite you explore  www.biritecatering.com today and look forward to assisting you with planning your next event. For updates, follow us on social media:...