Miss N

Inside Wolfgang’s Kitchen

Austrian chef Wolfgang Puck has become synonymous with the food created for the Academy Awards dinner at the Governor’s Ball. His signature? Little 24-carat Gold covered chocolate Oscar statues. I visited Wolfgang in his kitchen today, and he gave me one of these little babies (and very kindly, a few extra to take home to my colleagues who asked me to bring back for them!) He makes 3000 of these choccies. I hope mine make it through the journey back home!

Wolfgang is such a fantastic spirit – so energetic and animated in his descriptions of food. He says he likes to stick to the classics and put a twist on them. For example, chicken pot pie (I know, I also wondered about this as a choice for the Governor’s Ball menu). But it’s not just any chicken pot pie – it’s made with black truffles. When I told him I was from South Africa, he said Charlize Theron is one of his favourite actresses, and that soccer is one of his favourite sports. We may just see him in the country for the World Cup, that’s if he can fit it in between the opening of a new restaurant in Singapore and a dinner in Vienna.

For those foodies who are interested, here is the full menu:

Tray Passed Hors d’Oeuvres
Tempura Shrimp and Lobster
Mini Kobe Burgers with Aged Cheddar and Remoulade
Wasabi Pea Crusted Crab Cake with Mango and Thai Basil
Smoked Salmon Pizza with Caviar and Dill Creme
Black Truffle & Ricotta Cheese Pizza
Vegetable Spring Rolls with Sweet & Spicy Dipping Sauce
Chicken Pot Stickers with Ginger Black Vinegar Dipping Sauce

House Smoked Salmon, Potato Galette, Creme Fraiche and Baby Greens
with Butler-passed Warm Brioche
Chicken Pot Pie with Yukon Gold Potatoes, Baby Heirloom Vegetables and Homemade Pastry

“L’Etoile de Oscar”
Baked Alaska with Espresso Glace, Guittard L’Etoile du Nord Chocolate Sorbet and Toasted



  1. Excellent site. Lots of useful info here. I am sending it to some buddies ans
    additionally sharing in delicious. And certainly, thanks in your effort!

  2. An outѕtanding share! I have jus forwarded this onto a frіend who has
    been conducting a little homework on this. Αnd he actually boᥙght me lunch simply becɑuse
    Ӏ discovered іt for һim… lol. So allokᴡ mme tto reword this….

    Thawnk YOU for the meal!! Вut yeah, thanx for spending time to talk aboսt tһis
    іssue һere on your internet site. https://www.ideasclaras.org/d7/?q=node/423109

  3. Hiya, I am really glad I’ve found this info. Nowadays bloggers publish only about gossips and internet and this is
    actually annoying. A good site with exciting content, that’s what I need.

    Thank you for keeping this website, I’ll be visiting it.
    Do you do newsletters? Can not find it.

    Here is my page … https://wiki.cowise.info/

  4. Undeniably believe that which you stated. Your
    favorite justification seemed to be on the web the easiest thing to be aware of.
    I say to you, I definitely get irked while people consider worries that they plainly do not know
    about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top and defined out the whole thing without having side effect ,
    people can take a signal. Will likely be back
    to get more. Thanks

    Take a look at my site: lovegamematch.com

  5. I just could not go away your web site prior to suggesting that I extremely enjoyed
    the usual information an individual supply on your guests?
    Is going to be back ceaselessly in order to inspect new posts.

    my blog … wiki.cowise.info

  6. I blog often and I seriously thank you for
    your information. This great article has really peaked my interest.
    I’m going to take a note of your site and keep checking for new information about once a
    week. I opted in for your Feed too.

    Here is my blog: gamegamma.com.tw

  7. Can I simply just say what a comfort to find somebody that truly knows what they’re talking about on the internet.
    You actually know how to bring a problem to
    light and make it important. More and more people should check this out and understand this
    side of your story. I was surprised you are not more popular because you surely possess the gift.

    Check out my web blog; lechon.ca

  8. Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering
    if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog
    that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates.
    I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for
    quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something
    like this. Please let me know if you run into anything.
    I truly enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.

    my web page – id test calibet

  9. Magnificent web site. Plenty of helpful information here.
    I am sending it to some pals ans additionally sharing in delicious.
    And of course, thanks to your sweat!

    Here is my site: gema ace333

  10. I’ve been surfing online more than 4 hours today, yet I never found any
    interesting article like yours. It’s pretty worth enough for me.

    In my view, if all webmasters and bloggers made good content as you did, the internet will be much more useful than ever

    Here is my site :: game king855 download (918kiss-m.com)

  11. Wow, incredible blog layout! How long have you been blogging for?
    you make blogging look easy. The overall look of your website is magnificent, let alone the content!

  12. Hi there would you mind stating which blog platform you’re working with?
    I’m looking to start my own blog in the near future but I’m having a difficult time
    deciding between BlogEngine/Wordpress/B2evolution and Drupal.
    The reason I ask is because your design and style seems different
    then most blogs and I’m looking for something completely unique.
    P.S Sorry for getting off-topic but I had to ask!

  13. Definitely believe that which you said. Your favorite justification appeared to be at the net
    the easiest thing to be mindful of. I say to you, I definitely get irked while other
    people think about concerns that they plainly do not
    recognize about. You managed to hit the nail upon the highest and defined out the entire thing with
    no need side-effects , people could take a signal.
    Will probably be back to get more. Thank you

    Feel free to surf to my web site; http://www.aniene.net

  14. I loved as much as you’ll receive carried out right here.
    The sketch is attractive, your authored material stylish.
    nonetheless, you command get bought an impatience over that you wish be
    delivering the following. unwell unquestionably come more formerly
    again since exactly the same nearly very often inside
    case you shield this hike.

    Have a look at my web-site – Boltz Pro Review

  15. Please let me know if you’re looking for a writer for your weblog.
    You have some really good articles and I think
    I would be a good asset. If you ever want to
    take some of the load off, I’d absolutely love to write some content for your blog in exchange for
    a link back to mine. Please send me an e-mail if interested.


  16. Today, I went to the beach front with my children. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said “You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear.”
    She placed the shell to her ear and screamed. There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is completely off topic but I had to
    tell someone!

    Also visit my web page: sky1388Apk – mega888-app.com

  17. Great article! This is the kind of information that are meant to be shared
    across the web. Disgrace on Google for now not positioning this publish higher!
    Come on over and discuss with my web site . Thank you =)

    Feel free to surf to my blog … 918kaya ios

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.