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How to Roast a Lamb

28 Nov

Written by Jason Greenberg

It was a tough few weeks there for celebrated New York chef Michael Psilakis. First his partnership with restaurateur Donatella Arpaia took a hit when they decided to dissolve their deal at Mia Dona, the 3-year-old restaurant on 55th street (they currently still own Anthos and Kefi together). Continue reading

Project 5: Southern Fried Chicken with Cornmeal Waffles & Warm Spicy Apple Maple Syrup

28 Nov
Recipe by Deidre Santos

The French Culinary Institute’s Level 5 project is a taste what (F.C.I) students are made of. This project is for students in the classic culinary arts program (1 level away from graduation).  

Eat Life’s Project 5 showcases select students so everyone can get a glimpse of the talent behind F.C.I’s kitchen doors. Introducing Deidre Santos’ level 5 project recipe.


Chicken and Waffle Recipe, The French Culinary Institute's Level 5 project

Crispy Southern Fried Chicken with Cornmeal Waffles, Warm Spicy Apple Maple Syrup
For the Fried Chicken
4-6lbs frying chickens, thighs and legs
4 cups buttermilk
2-cup flour
Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
2-teaspoon cayenne
2 teaspoon dried thyme
2 teaspoons dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
1/2 teaspoon onion powder (optional)
Vegetable oil (for frying) Continue reading