Chef Tilly’s Wine Down Inspirations
Q. What’s your earliest food memory?
CT: Eating pickles at the bar of my grandparent’s restaurant.
Q. Who has influenced your cooking the most?
CT: Both of my grandmothers.
Q. What’s your favorite go-to ingredient?
Q. What did you choose to make for Wine Down Wednesday?
CT: Black Drum fillet over a bed of garlic, mushrooms, caramelized onions, and spinach. It will come with a surprise appetizer 🙂
Q. What was the inspiration for the dish?
CT: The colors of Autumn. Plus, these are some of my favorite ingredients.
Q. If you could cook a meal for anyone, who would it be?
CT: I would cook for my grandmas as a thank you for cooking for me all those years.
Q. Dumbest thing you’ve ever done with food or in a kitchen?
CT: While I was making cookies I forgot to put baking soda in the recipe. They ended up being sweet crackers instead…
Q. What would we find in your kitchen at home?
CT: Lots of fresh herbs, spices, mushrooms and pickles.
Q. Most memorable meal?
CT: A Giant Bloody Mary. It came with onion rings, celery, olives, peppers and it was about the size of me.
Q. What food is your guilty pleasure?
CT: Pickles…all the pickles.
Q. What’s your last meal on earth, if you had the chance to choose?
CT: My leg.