Cooking from the Garden
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."
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.