Eggs Woodhouse is the impossibly indulgent dish prepared for spoiled superspy Sterling Archer by his faithful butler, Woodhouse. Will these decadent ingredients sing together in harmony outside the cartoon world?

 

Ingredients

For creamed spinach:

  • A drizzle of olive oil
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 3 tablespoons of flour
  • ½ cup of milk
  • Salt and pepper

 

For hollandaise:

  • 2 egg yolks
  • Squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1 stick of melted butter

 

For Eggs Woodhouse:

  • 2 warm artichoke hearts
  • 2 eggs
  • Sliced Ibérico ham
  • Black truffle
  • A sprinkle of paprika
  • A sprinkle of kashmiri saffron
  • A generous spoonful of beluga caviar (or white sturgeon caviar)

Method

For creamed spinach:

  1. In a pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Saute spinach until bright green and wilted.
  2. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add flour and whisk until combined. Slowly whisk in the milk. Continue whisking until the bechamel sauce thickens.
  3. Season the spinach with salt and pepper. Then, add the bechamel sauce and give it a good mix.

For hollandaise:

  1. In the bottom of an immersion blender cup, place egg yolks and squeeze lemon on top. Blend together.
  2. Slowly drizzle in melted butter and continue to blend.

For Eggs Woodhouse:

  1. Plate 2 artichoke hearts on a bed of creamed spinach.
  2. In a pot, heat water over medium-high heat until almost boiling. In a mesh sieve, swirl eggs before submerging them in the water. Keep the eggs moving and retrieve them after 3 ½ minutes. Place poached eggs on top of the artichokes.
  3. Liberally stack ibérico ham on top of the poached eggs. Shave black truffle on top of the ham. Pour warm hollandaise over the entire dish.
  4. Top with a pinch of paprika and kashmiri saffron. Add a spoonful of caviar and enjoy.

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