Notes from a Richmond Chef

Food related ideas, thoughts, recipes or anything else I care to share.
Meatball prep: Cut, Chill, Grind, Mix, Form. #technique (at Casa Bereika)

Meatball prep: Cut, Chill, Grind, Mix, Form. #technique (at Casa Bereika)

Chilled peach soup, early season tomato-peach salad,  Szechuan peppercorn creme fraiche @seccowinebar (at Secco Wine Bar)

Chilled peach soup, early season tomato-peach salad, Szechuan peppercorn creme fraiche @seccowinebar (at Secco Wine Bar)

Buttermilk panna cotta w/ vanilla & orange, bourbon soaked golden raisins, walnuts & basil #804ork #cookbook (at Secco Wine Bar)

Buttermilk panna cotta w/ vanilla & orange, bourbon soaked golden raisins, walnuts & basil #804ork #cookbook (at Secco Wine Bar)

House strozzapreti, spicy pork shoulder, English peas and ricotta salata @seccowinebar #comeandgetit (at Secco Wine Bar)

House strozzapreti, spicy pork shoulder, English peas and ricotta salata @seccowinebar #comeandgetit (at Secco Wine Bar)

Cocoa chitarra #comingsoon (at Secco Wine Bar)

Cocoa chitarra #comingsoon (at Secco Wine Bar)

Tomten Farm Escarole, Idiazabal, Gala Apple, Red Onion, Hazelnuts, Orange Vinaigrette (at Secco Wine Bar)

Tomten Farm Escarole, Idiazabal, Gala Apple, Red Onion, Hazelnuts, Orange Vinaigrette (at Secco Wine Bar)

Yeah, just a pic of sliders, but they’re effing tasty!!! Merguez sliders with piquillo relish & chèvre on house-made buns. @seccowinebar (at Secco Wine Bar)

Yeah, just a pic of sliders, but they’re effing tasty!!! Merguez sliders with piquillo relish & chèvre on house-made buns. @seccowinebar (at Secco Wine Bar)

Crostini: Egg, Marinated White Anchovy, Herbs @seccowinebar (at Secco Wine Bar)

Crostini: Egg, Marinated White Anchovy, Herbs @seccowinebar (at Secco Wine Bar)

Squid ink bucatini, shrimp, red chile and pistachio #100%sicily @seccowinebar (at Secco Wine Bar)

Squid ink bucatini, shrimp, red chile and pistachio #100%sicily @seccowinebar (at Secco Wine Bar)

Squid ink bucatini with sea urchin carbonara cc: @arcobalenollc (at Secco Wine Bar)

Squid ink bucatini with sea urchin carbonara cc: @arcobalenollc (at Secco Wine Bar)