Gorji's New Mediterranean Cooking

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Gorji’s New Mediterranean Cooking  has its roots in the countries of the Mediterranean basin, paying homage to French, Greek, Italian, Spanish, Middle Eastern, Turkish and North African cuisines. But he does  not define his New Mediterranean Cuisine  by nationality or authenticity. He takes the best elements and interchanging the techniques and ingredients, focuses on the flavor of a dish. 


John Dory: Wild Looking & Delicious Fish

joh-dory-fish John Dory fish featured on Canary By Gorji prix fixe menu January 6 & 7 Chef Gorji serves it pan seared with chablis poached shrimp with with capers & barberries over cauliflower puree and grilled vegetablesRegular Menu Also Available  John Dory, the Fish Excerpted from http://culinaryarts.about.com/od/glossary/g/John-Dory.htm"... John Dory is a delicious fish with delicate white flesh and a firm, flaky texture. A saltwater fish, it has a mild, slightly sweet flavor...Contributing to John Dory's odd appearance are the large black dots ...

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Gorji Wins Steak Championship Two Years In Row

“TexasBack-To-Back Texas Steak Cook-Off Champion Two years in a row (2004/2005) Chef Gorji won the famed Texas Steak Cook-Off in Hico, TX. The Texas Steak Champion competed two times against some of the best restaurants and chefs in Texas including The Palm, Morton’s, Rough Creek Lodge, Al Biernat, Grady Spears, David McMillan and Tim Love. "Chef Gorji won back-to-back statewide Texas Steak Cook-Offs a decade ago, and although he has retired from cook-offs, the judges could wander into his restaurant tomorrow and hand him another medal. — it is one of the best in the ...

Filet Mignon at Canary By Gorji: Dallas Observer Favorite List

“Dallas In September Dallas Observer is doing a Best of Dallas® 2016 issue. Leading up to that they are sharing (in no particular order) their 100 Favorite Dishes, the Dallas entrées, appetizers and desserts that impressed them this year.Filet Mignon In Addison, Dallas, TX Canary's filet mignon in Addison, Texas is a Dallas Observer 100 Favorite Dishes, No. 29: Steak at Canary."Gorji's philosophy and techniques of cooking filet mignon are described and go on to say "...Gorji won back-to-back statewide Texas Steak Cook-Offs a decade ago, and although he has ...

Eater Lists: Gorji Best Addison Restaurant with “killer cuisine”

“EaterEater Dallas 38 & Addison 13 Essential Lists: Gorji Is Addison's Best Restaurant Canary By Gorji shortened its name to Gorji in 20182017 EATER 13 Essential Addison Restaurants reports:"For more than a decade, Canary by Gorji has reliably been Addison’s best restaurant. "Killer Cuisine" 2016 Eater 38 Essential Restaurants in Dallas-Fort Worth recognized Canary By Gorji for "...serving up killer cuisine in Addison for more than a decade...and keeping it real in north Dallas."The baby eggplant in Dallas at Canary By Gorji and the paella dish are ...

Rainbow Trout & Yogurt Entree Added To Menu

Rainbow Trout & Yogurt Entree A new entree, Rainbow Trout Yogurt with Kalamata Olives, Basil, Sumac & crispy Elephant Garlic joins another recent addition Paella with pulled rabbit, Spanish Chorizo, Mussels and Shrimp with Saffron White Wine Rice on the upscale menu. Other New Mediterranean Cuisine dishes added at Canary By Gorji, a D Best Restaurants, in Dallas, (Addison) TX are an appetizer and a favorite salad. Pizza Gorgonzola Creme with Red Onion, Mushrooms and Arugula made with Chef Gorji’s Crispy Skillet Pizza joins the appetizers. Ruby Red Grapefruit, is back in season in Texas and ...

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Versatile Sweet Summer Tomatoes Do Double Duty As Salad and Dessert

chef-gorji-panzanella-salad-  Tomatoes, Vegetable or Fruit? Who cares when they taste this good! Chef Gorji is using versatile summer sweet tomatoes as salad and dessert! He is making the most of these beautiful Texas sweet tomatoes and will be serving them as long as the good local supply lasts. Right now, he is getting these amazing sweet tomatoes from local Your Own Victory Garden in Plano, TX. Panzanella Salad recipe from Zing! By Gorji Cookbook highlighted in D Home magazine article about summer tomatoes Nancy Nichols talks about Gorji being a champion of local produce and his ...

Baby Octopus Appetizer with Watermelon & Goat Cheese

Watermelon and Baby Octopus Watermelon and Baby Octopus Appetizer Make a Refreshing Summer StarterBaby octopus appetizer often has a place on Canary By Gorji's menu. This tasty, sustainable sea creature is pan-seared and joins diced watermelon, goat cheese and watermelon vinaigrette in this rendition. Baby Octopus with Squid Ink has also been featured on the menu from Chef Gorji's cookbook, Zing! Octopus is one of the big trends of the year. An informative article delving into where the mollusk is found, attitudes and myths associated with it, to how to cook it, is Octopus Demystified ...

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Zing! By Gorji Cookbook Sweeps Indie Book Awards

The Latest Honors: Two National Indie Excellence Awards and A Prestigious IPPY With these three honors from the indie book awards community, Zing! By Gorji cookbook has received five top cookbook awards, four in cookbook categories and one for best book/author/publisher website. Indie Book Awards For Zing! By Gorji: National Indie Excellence Awards (2 ) –International & Regional Cookbook Categories, USA Book News Award – International Cookbook Category, London Book Festival – International Cookbook Category and IPPY Independent Publishing A...

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USA Book News Award Win By New Mediterranean Cookbook

Zing! By Gorji cookbook wins USA Book News award USA Book News award goes to Zing! By Gorji as winner in the International cookbook category for 2014.In this colorful and easy to read book, Chef Gorji spills the secrets behind his headline making New Mediterranean Cuisine recipes at his restaurant Canary By Gorji in Dallas Texas.Chef Gorji's creative take on cooking philosophies mixes science and old world hot and cold theories to create his unique recipes. And in this debut cookbook, he shows new and simple ways to add bold and savory flavors with ...

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D Home Magazine Features Zing! Cookbook Panzanella Recipe

Panzanella Salad Panzanella recipe from Zing! By Gorji Cookbook highlighted in D Home magazine article about summer tomatoes "Any way you slice it—or can it or chop it—the tomato is an irresistible summer fruit. (And yes, the tomato is scientifically classified as a fruit, not a vegetable.) Once vine-ripened tomatoes show up in area grocery stores and farmers markets, the Dallas eating scene brightens. Thick slices appear on burgers, sandwiches, and salads served all over town..."Read the full DHome article and recipe at https://www.dmagazine.com/publications/d-home/201...

D Magazine Features Pomegranate Recipe In Eating Well Article

Chef Gorji Pomegranate Recipe in D Magazine Pomegranate recipe from Zing! By Gorji Cookbook featured in D Magazine article, Eat Well, Dallas. FROM D MAGAZINE MARCH 2015 Nancy Nichols, Food Editor writes "Whether you’re paleo, vegan, gluten-free, or simply just hungry, we have the skinny on smart and delicious dining..."From page 45: Eat This/Cook This featuring their health benefits and Chef Gorji pomegranate recipe."HEALTH BENEFITS: Crack one open, and you’ll find hundreds of antioxidant-packed seeds bursting with juice and flavor. This messy fruit has been linked to lowered cholesterol and helps ...

The Midwest Book Review Enthusiastically Recommends Zing! Cookbook

Midwest Book Review of Zing! By Gorji The Midwest Book Review of Zing! By Gorji Cookbook Midwest Book Review Critique: Spiral bound, this impressive compendium showcasing Mediterranean cuisine is a true gourmet's delight. The 'kitchen cook friendly' recipes range from Gorji's Crispy Skillet Pizza; Escargot with Pomodoro; Celery Root with Carrots & Fresh Mint; and Striped Marlin with Sauteed or Grilled Rhubarb; to Duck Breast & Plum Sauce; Pan-Seared Filet Medallions; Wild Boar, Gnocchi Gorgonzola & Tomato; and Champome (a light and fresh champagne and pomegranate with strawberry). Profusely and ...

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Persimmon Dessert & Childhood Memories

persimmon and sorbet I'm still seeing some persimmons in the markets. They bring a lot of childhood memories back to me. Eating Persimmons Straight from the Tree We had a few persimmon and other fruit trees in the backyard when I was growing up. Us kids were always climbing and competing for the ripest to ...

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Dallas Travel Show Cooking Demo & Cookbook Signing

travel show cooking stage Chef Gorji, author of Zing! will demonstrate recipes from his Cookbook at the Dallas Convention Center Sunday followed by book signing. Dallas' Chef Gorji, owner and chef of Canary By Gorji Restaurant, Gorji Gourmet Foods® and author of Zing! By Gorji cookbook will join national and local chefs on the Taste of Travel stage at the Dallas Travel Show Sunday October 26, 2014. He will be preparing his Mediterranean Ragout and Shrimp, recipes from his debut cookbook Zing! By Gorji—New Mediterranean Cuisine: Bold, Balanced, Simple and Savory. Before and after ...

Tomato Dessert Surprises and Delights As An Ice Cream Smoothie

ice cream smoothie Heirloom Tomatoes In Every Course Including The Tomato Ice Cream Smoothie For Dessert.Chef Gorji teamed up with Whole Foods Market in August 2014 to create a three course dinner  using Heirloom tomatoes in every course—including dessert. There’s nothing old-fashioned about these wonderful and flavorful fruit that define what a tomato should taste like. Chef was thrilled to add these beautiful and tasty fruits to his new mediterranean cuisine. The result was a panzanella salad with Alaskan salmon, Texas wild boar with a grilled heirloom atop gorgonzola ...