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The Lodge at Woodloch: a decade of recipes

The Lodge at Woodloch: a decade of recipes

“NURTURE with NATURE” follow nature’s lead with seasonal recipes Do you have a passion for nature? You can cultivate your own well-being in much the same way you would improve or refine your garden using ingredients harvested from nature. “NURTURE with…

A twist on French cuisine at The French Manor Inn and Spa

A twist on French cuisine at The French Manor Inn and Spa

Executive chef Adam LaFave is celebrating the flavors of spring and summer at The French Manor Inn and Spa in South Sterling, Pennsylvania.

LaFave recently launched his spring-summer menu and two of his favorite courses on his new menu happen to both be appetizers.

“The first one is a foie gras torchon rolled in crushed pistachios, with Brulee peaches and a sweet wine gelee finished with a shallot jam. The second is escargot with beef bone marrow, roasted garlic brioche crostini, grilled oyster mushroom, parsley, lemon powder, onion marmalade and finished a fig and port wine reduction,” said LaFave.

If your mouth is watering, read on.

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