Toast of Paso: Great wine…great food…great music

On Saturday, January 28th at 5 pm, Maestro Michael Nowak will be joined by four of the Symphony’s finest musicians for Toast of Paso, a lovely evening of chamber music at the Vina Robles Hospitality Center in Paso Robles.

Pairings in Paso: Le Cuvier Chardonnay and Curry Spiced Hummus

Curry Spiced Hummus

1 can garbanzo beans
¼ c. tahini (raw sesame seed paste)
2 garlic cloves
⅓ to ½ c. olive oil
½ tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
¼ tsp. ground cumin
¼ tsp. ground coriander
2 ½ to 3 tsp. yellow curry powder

Place all ingredients in a food processor and process to desired consistency. Serve with crackers or fresh baguette.

Pairings in Paso: Stuffed Sole and Summerwood Viognier

Tina's Sole Stuffed with Lemon Rice
1/4 cup celery (slice very thin)
3 tablespoons of onion (chopped)
2 tablespoons of butter (divided in half)
2 cups of cooked brown rice
1/2 cup of grated monterey jack cheese
3 teaspoons grated lemon peel
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon fresh, crushed thyme leaves
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1 pound fresh sole fillets
***Wooden tooth picks