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Food Film: The FCI Interview & Brunch Appetizers

28 Nov

with Brandon Maya


Welcome to appetizers 101. Thanks to The French Culinary Institute (FCI), you can watch how to make a killer brunch appetizer, salmon croquettes with quail eggs, and get a few chef techniques along the way. Enjoy the brunch, the french techniques and take a sneak peek at my interview about catering, food media and art on The French Culinary Institute’s blog, The Hot Plate (FCI interview sneak peek, below). Enjoy! Continue reading

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Food Film: Shrimp on a Potato Pancake & The Indoor Picnic

28 Nov
Starring Brandon Maya
Welcome to Food Films, a web series that show simple ways to cook delicious meals. We take our experience at The French Culinary Institute to create dishes that can be made at home. With menus for every budget, skill level, and schedule, you’re bound to find something you enjoy!

For the Indoor Picnic
Lay out your picnic blanket on an open space in your home, set seat cushions or pillows on top. Place the food on trays and dig in! You may also want a bed tray to place drinks on.

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Recipe: Shrimp and Potato Pancake
Shrimp in white wine
1lb of large shrimp
½ cup of Dry white wine Continue reading

Welcome to the Fried Festival. Deep-Fried Soda, Anyone?

10 Nov

Written by Chad Fraley

The Texas State Fair was in full swing again this year and to no surprise the fried goodies were back. I grew up going to the fair every year just waiting to see what delightfully fried temptation would be the new delicacy. The fair ran from September 28th to October 21st in “Big D” (for all of you not from the great state of Texas this means Dallas ). With it came some of the craziest creations and most scrumptious concoctions people went home talking about, or feeling the heartburn from. Either way the food always makes memories. Continue reading