Saturday, March 14, 2009

Sandwiches Of The World


I was looking through some old photos of some food shots from my time in the US Virgin Islands. I came across a picture of a dish that was shot for the book "Sandwiches Of The World" by Allen Battman.

The book is a collection of International chefs who took the simple sandwich to an entirely new level. Battman has created not just a book of recipes, but a book of art.

I was extremely humbled to be included in this great book. To be included in a collection of recipes with many of the chefs that I grew up watching and reading about and continue to look up to was just amazing. The photo above was our "sandwich" at Havana Blue.

"Soup & Sandwich"
Fried Soft Shell Crab BLT
crispy chorizo/ dehydrated heirloom cherry tomatoes/local Caribbean grown greens/ Chinese hot mustard/ yellow & red watermelon gazpacho

Other Chefs include Andrew Carmellini of A Voce, Mario Batali and Gina DePalma of Babbo, Daniel Boulud of db bistro moderne, Emeril Lagasse of Emeril’s, Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern, Nobu Matsuhisa of Nobu, Jean-Georges Vongerichten of Perry St., and Wylie Dufresne of WD-50 among many other great chefs.

Interested in seeing more or buying the book? click here

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