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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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Lucky No.7 Review

28 Nov

Written by Anthony Ramos

Each time we walk through the doors at No. 7 Restaurant we wonder to ourselves – why do we go any place else?The restaurant, perched right above the Lafayette subway station, is located at 7 Greene Ave in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn. Continue reading

Project 5: A Day with Andy and Eggs

28 Nov

Written by Zach Field

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 Zach Field’s level 5 project, A Day with Andy and Eggs.

Zach Field Recipe, Eat Life FCI
Pop Art is arguably one of the most revolutionary art movements of the twentieth century. Aiming to deflate and re-establish a societal order that had begun to sink in to lethargy, the work the leaders of this schoolwere able to generate were greeted, initially, with great aversion and their paintings seen as a malign to the medium. Continue reading

Project 5: Ricotta and Chive Scrambled Eggs

28 Nov

Recipe by Zach Field

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 Zach Field’s  level 5 recipe from her project, A Day with Andy and Eggs.

Ricotta and Chive Scrambled Egg Recipe, Eat Life FCI - The French Culinary Institute's Level 5 project

Yield: Makes 8 servings

Ingredients:
16 large eggs
3 oz chopped fresh chives
2 teaspoon fleur de sel or coarse kosher Continue reading

Project 5: Curry Egg Salad with Grilled Asparagus

28 Nov

Recipe by Zach Field

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 Zach Field’s  level 5 recipe from her project, A Day with Andy and Eggs.

Curry Egg Salad Recipe, The French Culinary Institute's Level 5 project - Eat Life FCI
Yield: Makes 8 servings
Note: Use any type of onion you like here, I’ve done this version of egg salad using yellow, white, and in this version I had a tiny red one on hand, so I grabbed for that. Continue reading

Project 5: Korean-Style Steak and Eggs

28 Nov

Recipe by Zach Field

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 Zach Field’s  level 5 recipe from his project, A Day with Andy and Eggs.

 


Yield: Makes 8 servings

Steak:
1/2 cup mirin (sweet Japanese rice wine)*
4 tablespoons finely grated cored peeled Granny Smith
apple Continue reading

Project 5: Sweet Potato Cake with Lime Mousse & Purple Corn Sauce

28 Nov

Written by Cameron Slaugh

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 Cameron Slaugh’s level 5 recipe from his project, The Potato.

Sweet Potato Cake
1/2 pinch saffron
1 tablespoon hot water
1-1/2 cups mashed sweet potatoes
3 whole eggs
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup unsalted melted butter
1/2 cup canola oil
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt

Lime – Mascarpone Mousse
3/4 cup mascarpone cheese
1-3/4 cups heavy cream
3 egg whites
1/4 cup sugar
2 limes – more if needed Continue reading