Dinner With Degas. February 12, 2014. Cocktails @ 6.30pm. Dinner @ 7.00pm.

Lafcadio Hearn's Creole Cookbook (published l885) interpreted by Chef Jacob Cureton served in
the Degas House Grand Parlor
Immerse yourself in a true Creole experience as Chef Cureton recreates the Creole hospitality of
Edgar Degas and his New Orleans family, the Mussons.  Enjoy a seven course meal, music by
Elizabeth Nicol, and conversation surrounded by the spirit and art of Edgar Degas.  “I am honored
to bring my art to the home of another great artist,” Chef Jacob.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Absinthe Cocktail 6:30 PM, first course served at 7:00 PM
Degas House, 2306 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans
Cost:  $78 per person
To Purchase Tickets:
Call Degas House at (504) 821­5009
(See Menu Below)
You may bring your own wine. There will be no corkage fee.
Reserve Now!  Limited number of tickets will be sold.
à la Maison Degas
A Tribute to Lafcadio Hearn’s Creole Cook Book
“Eggs with Browned Butter and Vinegar”
beurre noisette whipped yolks
smoked paprika and grapefruit gastrique
deviled quail egg
steen’s cane syrup
toasted hazelnuts
“Parsnip Fritters”
crispy parsnip
pickle-roasted pecans
butternut and rutabaga pickles
citrus beet vinaigrette
red sorrel and arugula
“Rabbit Soup”
rabbit mouselline dumpling
dry vermouth-rabbit broth
candied carrot ribbons
crispy carrot tops
rabbit bacon bits
“Turnips to Cook”
brandy pork cheek crépinette
tender turnip greens
brandy braise reduction
warm turnip purée
“Red Fish a la Provençale”
redfish goujonettes
butter-bay leaf poached sweet onion
meyer lemon velouté
crispy capers
“To Preserve Pears”
entre-deux-mers preserved bartlett
salt-roasted bosc pear sorbet
sliced d’anjou pear
local soft cheese
fried Brazil nuts
“Maizena Cake”
brown butter cornbread chiffon
praline bacon crumble
frozen blueberries
popcorn anglaise
Chef Jacob Cureton