Recipe: Octopus Toast

Recipe: Octopus Toast

At the Art of Wedding Catering Food in New Orleans, LA this previous March 2019, the states of Pennsylvania, Illinois, as well as California were represented on stage in “Thirty Starter in 30 Minutes” by means of cooks Paul Larson (Blue Plate Special Catering; Illinois), Jay Varga (JDK Team; Pennsylvania), and also the group of Jimmy Olang and Nicholas Weber (24 Carrots; California).

Each cook offered 10 delicious and imaginative concepts to impress clients, and after that tested among those ideas to the target market. Incentive! Nearly all of the hors d’oeuvre recipes were shown participants after the presentation. Visit this site for last week’s recipe from Cook Paul Larson; inspect back on Friday, Dec. 20 for the next dish.

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with avocado purée, serrano chili & & lemon agrumato oil

Avocado Koji Puree

2 avocados
1 cup crème fraiche
1 lime, juiced
2 tsp salt
4 T koji
2 tsp kosho
1 jalapeno
1 T kosho
2 bunch, cilantro
1 T yuzu
2 garlic cloves

Technique: Purée until smooth

Octopus Technique

1. Cook Spanish octopus on a reduced simmer in a court bouillon for 90 mins, allow great overnight in braising fluid. 2. Slice 1/4-inch bias slices, drizzle with olive oil and also fleur de sel.


In this order: Olive oil toasted crostini; avocado purée; piece of octopus; lemon oil; fleur de sel; 1 piece cut serrano chili; mini cilantro garnish

Released at Fri, 13 Dec 2019 11:33:44 +0000