Recipe detail

Poultry Pigeon pie

21.7. 2021

Author: Jaroslav Mikoška

Company: Retigo

Food category: Poultry


Program steps

  • Preheating:
  • 70 °C

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Hot air
100 %
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Golden touch
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Ingredients - number of portions - 0

Name Value Unit
piegeons, skinned, boned and diced 4 pcs
butter, melted 50 g
red onion, finely chopped 1 pcs
stick cinnamon 1 pcs
chicken stock 200 ml
sugar 8 g
almonds, toasted and finely chopped 100 g
eggs, beaten 6 pcs
caster sugar, for dusting 10 g
warka pastry 500 g


1. Set the oven on steam at 63°C 2. Seal the birds in sous vide bags along with the butter, onion, cinnamon stick, ginger, turmeric and chicken stock 3. Cook for 40 minutes, correct seasoning 4. Remove the cinnamon stick 5. Drain out the stock from the sous vide bags, reserving 200ml 6. Warm up the stock and stir in the eggs, whisking on low heat until a creamy consistency is reached 7. Brush a ½ GN container with some melted butter and lay one sheet of pastry. Brush again with butter and repeat the process five times 8. Combine the sugar, cinnamon powder and almonds, and layer onto the pastry 9. Pour on a layer of egg mixture, using half of it 10. Layer four more sheets of warka pastry 11. Make a layer of squab stuffing and cover with a layer of the remaining egg mixture 12. Cover with the remainder of the pastry 13. Lay the squab meat on top. Add the remaining egg mixture and more stock. Cover with the remaining pastry, brushing each sheet with butter as before 14. Set the oven on dry heat (fan speed 2) at 140°C 15. Cook for 30 minutes 16. Raise the temperature to 180°C using Golden Touch function 17. Cook for a further 10 minutes 18. Sprinkle caster sugar on top