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Cooking from the Garden

Cooking with Great Performances

In these how-to videos, Great Performances shows you how to make delicious recipes with fresh ingredients inspired by the plants and gardens of Wave Hill. Great Performances is Wave Hill's exclusive caterer and operates The Café at Wave Hill.

Mezcal margaritas

Pineapple Mezcal Margaritas

Enjoy a succulent-based cocktail with Shaun Roberts of Wave Hill's exclusive caterer Great Performances. Shaun demonstrates a refreshing Pineapple Mezcal Margarita featuring mezcal, a distinctly smoky-flavored spirit from Mexico distilled from the heart of the agave plant. The word mezcal comes from Nahuatl mexcalli which means "oven-cooked agave."

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Pumpkin pie

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Our friends at Great Performances caterers invited Chef Georgette Farkas to share a twist on the classic pumpkin pie with the Wave Hill family. Watch as Georgette demonstrates a delicious and seasonal pumpkin chiffon pie, just in time for the holidays.

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Harnek and Aya

Cucumber Jalapeño Gimlet Cocktail

Tour the garden with Wave Hill Gardener Harnek Singh and Great Performances Chef Aya Mohamed, and watch as she prepares a refreshing Cucumber Jalapeño Gimlet Cocktail using mint leaves and cucumber from the garden!

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Chef aya

Swiss Chard, Beet & Fennel Salad

We start in the Herb Garden to explore edible and medicinal plants with Great Performances Chef Aya Mohamed and Wave Hill Gardener Harnek Singh. Watch Chef Aya use freshly harvested vegetables and herbs to cook up her colorful Swiss Chard, Beet and Fennel Salad recipe.

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Honey duo

Honey Nut Brittle with Thyme

Chef Aya Mohamed of Great Performances demonstrates her delicious recipe for Honey Nut Brittle with Thyme made with honey from Wave Hill’s own bees.

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Chef aya eggplant bitter melon

Kyoto Eggplant and Bitter Melon Stir Fry

The Herb Garden at Wave Hill is filled with fragrant, edible and medicinal plants from around the world and is a garden for all the senses. Join Great Performances Chef Aya Mohamed as she tours the Herb Garden with Gardener Harnek Singh. Watch her cook with freshly harvested vegetables and herbs to create her Kyoto Eggplant and Bitter Melon Stir Fry.

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