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Mendo Bistro features exciting food events
for Northern California gourmets
located at 301 North Main Street, Fort Bragg
on California's beautiful Mendocino Coast.







Corn Cakes with Tomatoes and Crème Fraîche



Cakes


3 ears of corn, grilled, kernels cut from cob
2 cups all purpose flour
1 cup cornmeal
1 Tbs baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 oz soft butter
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 1/2 cups milk

Reserve corn kernels while you prepare the batter.
Combine first four ingredients in a mixing bowl.
Cream butter and sugar until well combined, add eggs and mix well.
Alternately add the wet and dry ingredients until just combined.
Stir in corn kernels.

Sauce


1 cup crème fraîche (sour cream can be used as well)
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, chopped
2 shallots, minced
1/2 bunch chives, minced
Salt and white pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients and season to taste.

To finish dish, heat a griddle or heavy skillet over medium heat
and grease with a small amount of butter.
Using a half ounce ladle, make small, silver dollar sized cakes.
Cook until small holes form in batter and bottom is golden brown,
about 3 minutes. Flip over and cook for 1 minute longer.
Top with crème fraîche and enjoy.

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For more information send email to: eat@mendobistro.com
or call 707-964-4974

Our restaurant is an affordable dining choice for Northern California gourmets
located at 301 North Main Street, Fort Bragg, California
on the beautiful Mendocino Coast.