ORNARE, Miamiâ€™s leader in high-end kitchens, closets and baths, hosted celebrity chef Ingrid Hoffmann for the debut of her highly anticipated LATIN Dâ€™LITE: Delicious Latin Recipes with a Healthy Twist cookbook. With the combination of Ornareâ€™s sleek, modern home furniture and Ingridâ€™s bright culinary presence the night held in its grasp Miamiâ€™s most sophisticated crowd. Colombian-American Food Network Host and restaurateur Ingrid Hoffman brought together bright, sharp flavors in her newly published book of recipes, while maintaining a healthy twist for otherwise guilty pleasures.
Guests had the first taste of Ingridâ€™s favorite dishes and drinks from her cookbook during the signing and exclusive meet and greet. Simple yet flavorful dishes, including a cold Chilled Cucumber-Coconut Soup served in shot glass with a sweet toasted coconut garnish providing a fresh new outlook on vegetable soup with the seductive texture contrast of the coconut. Some of the other exciting new recipes that tickled the crowdâ€™s palate also included a Latin Burgers with Caramelized Onion & JalapeÃ±o Relish & Red Pepper Mayonnaise served as sliders, Peruvian Anticucho Beef Skewers with a sweet chili pepper sauce, Latin-Asian Tuna Ceviche with a mandarin orange garnish, and few other tantalizing, healthy new recipes begging to be discovered by the adventurous culinary mind in Ingridâ€™s new cookbook.
Her first best-selling cookbook SIMPLY DELICIOSO secured Ingrid as the Flavors of Passion Chef of 2011 for her contribution to bringing awareness to the flavors of Latin America.Â As the unquestionable market leader and trendsetter for high-end closets, kitchens and baths from Brazil, ORNARE remodeled Ingridâ€™s renovated kitchen with a customized solution to fit all of Ingridâ€™s personal and stylistic cooking and entertaining needs with the best quality products and craftsmanship.