Archive for the 'Meat' Category

The Lamb Burger Experiment

That’s what happen when you spend a little too much time on twitter. I recently read a tweet by @FrankBruni touting the merits of the lamb burger at The Breslin. For you non-New-Yorkers, that’s the New York Times ex-restaurant critic tweeting about a favourite of his at a new popular hang-out. With an instant craving […]

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Braised Lamb Shanks Recipe

No, no… i didn’t apply shoe polish to my lamb shanks. Thanks for asking! A shoe is probably the last thing on earth these lamb shanks should be compared to. Today we’re dealing with pure tenderness, my friends. Sure, they require proper technique and a bit longer braising time than your average lamb shank, but it’s […]

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Pork Belly Buns

My pork belly buns are better than Momofuku’s! Here i said it. You may want to unleash the dogs now and let them eat me alive but first give me a chance to explain. I had the pork buns at Momofuku and while i thought they were very delicious, i left thinking they could be […]

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Tomates Farcies

Well, i don’t feel inspired to write today. Could a post consist simply of  : Hey, here are some stuffed tomatoes for ya! … No? I could go on and on about how tomates farcies is a classic home-cooked dish in France and how I find the preparation very satisfying and reminiscent of the slow cooking […]

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Braised Short Ribs with Carrot Puree and Spring Vegetables

Under the food blogger act of full disclosure i have to admit that i’m writing this post sitting in a Starbucks eating a two-days old turkey pesto sandwich with an over sweetened (and overpriced) cup of coffee. I wish i could have kept this secret to avoid ridicule but i’m trying to follow guidelines around […]

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