Montrio Bistro

Dick and Bonnie have always been incredible stewards of the land, bringing Montrio the most incredible fresh produce of the seasons. Swank farms has been an incredible partner of Montrio Bistro sharing a lot of our company’s culture. Dick and Bonnie have an infectious...

FRESH CHERRY UPSIDE-DOWN CAKE

Recipe courtesy of the California Cherry Advisory Board INGREDIENTS: Fruit Layer 4 tablespoons unsalted butter ¾ cup firmly packed light brown sugar 2 tablespoons pineapple juice ½ pound (about 2 cups) California Bing cherries, rinsed, pitted and halved ¼ fresh...

RASPBERRY SORBET

DIRECTIONS: Bring the sugar and 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat and allow the mixture to simmer, without stirring, until the sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Set aside to cool completely. Place the raspberries and...

RASPBERRY CRÉME FRACHE TART WITH LAVENDER HONEY

INGREDIENTS: For crust: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 7 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 large egg For filling: 4 oz cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup crème frache 3 1/2 tablespoons lavender honey 4 cups...

COCONUT-AVOCADO ICE CREAM

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup coconut cream 1/2 cup white sugar 2 (1/2 pound) avocados, peeled and pitted 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice DIRECTIONS: Puree milk, coconut cream, sugar, avocados, and lemon juice in a blender until smooth. Pour into      a bowl, cover, and...