Top Chef Boston Week 2- Halibut with Fennel Slaw…with Cod

This week on Top Chef Boston, the cheftestants were split up into teams and asked to whip up a dish using ingredients contained inside of a mystery box. Last week, when I attempted to replicate Gregory’s Haitian Chicken, the challenge was finding a similar recipe and selecting an appropriate chili pepper. With three people on a team, the dishes were broken up into different components that each person was responsible for. This created a different kind of challenge- replicating the dish was more about using different techniques than finding one cohesive recipe. Even though the winning dish was surf and turf, I once against decided to make the runner up dish. For this week’s challenge, I chose to attempt Mei Lin, Katie Weinner, and Katsuji Tanabe’s halibut, pickled rhubarb, cherry, and grilled fennel slaw- with mixed results.  Continue reading Top Chef Boston Week 2- Halibut with Fennel Slaw…with Cod