On KPCC/SCPR today www.kpcc.org Check out more photos and stories – direct link here: http://www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2013/12/06/34980/california-farmers-call-in-wild-boar-hunters-to-co On the left hand side you can listen to the piece! I reuploaded the wild boar ragu recipe video, and will write you detailed instructions in case you want it 🙂 to come.
Literally watching your friend have a successful hunt in front of your eyes is soooo satisfying, and like watching magic unfold. Every time it happens I’d argue that it can be even more satisfying than catching something yourself. I spent the night picking 30 pounds of grapes, 60 pounds of pomegranates and #hunting a 325 pound #wildboar w/ Ori Menashe[…]
“Eating wild game and hunting last year with you before we opened the restaurant made me a better chef. It did. I realized how good it can taste. How good it should taste.” – Ori Menashe, Bestia raw almonds from the farm the wild boars tear up at night
wild boar legs and shoulders marinating in wine & aromatics & herbs
There’s a few principles that I use whether in a duck ragu, a wild boar ragu, or oxtail vaccinara.
1) I like to use the best quality meat in my ragus (all of my dishes, really). I see chefs doing expensive pop ups using commodity meat. I don’t personally get it. For me, an animal has died so we might as well source the best ones. That’s why I love the flavor of wild, and grassfed, and so on. End of rant 😉 .
2) Intensify the natural flavor with bone and long cooking times […]
I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. 2000 meals! #foodislove www.midnightmission.org
boom boom boom. #45 and #46 from the last 3 months go down.
A few pictures from the field – a snippet, a glimpse, a snapshot of what is Driving through almond fields mighty ducks crazy clouds and crazy cows moonrise ahead and the simultaneous sunset behind
Got trigger happy. The first step to making wildboar salami!!!!!!
I don’t live in the wild. I live a very populated city, and there are a lot of brake lights in the mornings and evenings and the middle of the day and even at random times to prove it. Some of it naturally, feels unnatural – to be crammed in a City. Not the wild,[…]