Events / Dinner

The Art of Spice

Sat, September 27, 2014

7:00 PM
The Beard House
Member Price: $130 Public Price: $170 Phone: 212.627.1111
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Geeta Bansal

Clay Oven - Irvine, CA

At Clay Oven, chef/owner Geeta Bansal updates traditional Indian recipes with modern culinary techniques and vibrant California bounty. Incorporating the changing colors, flavors, and aromas of each season into her rotating menus, she honors Ayurvedic principles while bringing haute Indian cuisine to the forefront of Southern California’s dining landscape.


  • Hors d’Oeuvre
    • Foie Gras–Cherry Chutney Samosas 
    • Spicy Potato Noodle–Crusted Smoked Salmon with Citrus-Marinated Watermelon 
    • Kashmiri Lamb Koftas with Spicy Tomato Chutney
    • Pickled Beets with Masala Yogurt
    • Juvé y Camps Reserva de la Familia Gran Reserva Brut Nature 2008 
  • Dinner
    • Prelude to Fall > Fennel–Carrot Soup
    • Château de Montfort Vouvray 2009
    • Kerala Shrimp Curry with Bitter Melon and Banana Leaf–Steamed Quinoa
    • Laurenz und Sophia Singing Grüner Veltliner 2011
    • Rabbit Vindaloo > Habanero Curry–Braised Rabbit Legs with Brussels Sprouts and Rice
    • Bodegas y Viñedos Artazu Artazuri Garnacha 2012​
    • Lamb Chop Masala with Fenugreek Fingerling Potatoes and Paratha
    • ​Bodega Colomé Auténtico Malbec 2012
    • Rose Water Panna Cotta
    • Gérard Bertrand Cremant de Limoux Brut Rosé 2012
    • Chai-Spiced Tea

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