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Kotopouloo Kopita (Greek Chicken Pie) Recipe

Serves 6-8 2 pounds/900g boneless skinless Chicken 3 cups/750ml stock (use the water used in cooking the chicken) 2teaspoons/10ml salt 1 teaspoon/5ml pepper 1/3/80ml cup olive oil 2-3 scallions/spring onions chopped scallions (5-6) 1/3 cup/42g flour 4 ounces/115g crumbled Feta Handful/¼ cup/60mlchopped dill Handful/¼ cup/60ml chopped parsley 2 tablespoons/30ml chopped mint 1 teaspoon/5ml nutmeg 3 eggs beaten 14 sheets filo dough ¼ cup/60ml butter/melted or olive oil Place the chicken in the water and season with 1tsp salt and ½ tsp pepper.  Bring the water to a boil and reduce heat and simmer for 25-30 minutes. Remove chicken reserving the water.  Save the “stock”.  Shred the chicken by hand or pulse in a food processor for 45 seconds to 1 minute being careful not to turn the chicken into a puree. Heat 1 tablespoon/15ml olive oil in a large skillet.  Sautee scallions until soft(1 minute).  Add remaining 4TB olive oil to skillet.  Add flour and whisk to combin

Tomato Aspic (Gelee) Recipe

24 ounces/ 750ml tomato juice 2 envelopes unflavored powdered gelatin (1 1/2 tablespoons 22ml) 1/2 tablespoon/7ml dark brown sugar 1/2 tablespoon/7ml kosher salt 1/2 tablespoon/7ml pickling spices, ground 1/2 teaspoon/2ml hot sauce 1/2 teaspoon/2ml finely grated lemon zest 1 1/2 tablespoons/7ml fresh lemon juice Vegetable oil, for brushing 1/2 small onion, minced 1/2 small green bell pepper, finely chopped a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup of the tomato juice with the gelatin; let stand for 5 minutes. In a saucepan, combine the remaining tomato juice with the sugar, salt, pickling spices, hot sauce, lemon zest and lemon juice and heat just until warm. Add the gelatin mixture and stir until it dissolves completely. Return the mixture to the bowl and refrigerate until cold but not set, about 1 hour. Lightly oil eight 1/2-cup ramekins. Stir the onion, pepper and celery into the tomato aspic and spoon it into the ramekins. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, until chilled and set. Unm

Cave 24 Cannes

Click Here And Visit Their Facebook Page This summer, I once again have the opportunity to be guest chef in a series of different venues in Cannes, France.  Cave 24 is one of them!  When next you are in the South of France, be sure and check them out. - Chef Joseph Yacino

Underground Dinner Parties/Chef Dinners

Traveling Dinner Parties  or  Supper Club  or  Dinner Club or Sup'clubs or Popups  also known as  Underground Dinner Parties , whatever you choose to call it, the concept of a chef dinner is actually very simple. A dinner party is put in place at people's homes, private venues, or places of business. Those invited are charged a fee to attend to cover the cost of the chef, servers, food, china/rentals and other incidentals.  In our case, the balance of the monies taken in go to the chosen charity or non-profit specified by the host or venue. In many cases, the servers can be volunteers, the china/rentals can either be high-end disposables or the guests bring their own plates and cutlery. Doing this helps with your bottom line and allows more funds for your charity or non-profit. Often, if wine is needed, this could be donated by a winery - with the chef customizing the menu to be paired with the wines of each course.  The same can be of spirits. These dinner part