Tag: meat

How to Not Feel so Intimidated at the Charcuterie Counter

With names that can be hard to pronounce if you’re unfamiliar, casings (do you eat them or not??), unknowns weights and sometimes seemingly high prices, a charcuterie counter can seem more daunting than a fish or meat counter at times. We want to change that! Here’s how to not feel so intimated when you’re standing in front of the charcuterie counter.

pork roast with plums

Forget the fondue, it’s the meat in Zurich

It was time for a change, bring back traditional Swiss food from the land to the plate. Hung’ER Butchers Shop and Restaurant in the Park Hyatt Zurich is more than locally sourced. Chef de Cuisine Frank Widmer has been working exclusively with a butcher in the village Jona who makes sausages, dry ages meat and pork and with no waste.

A Day of Fire – Grilling from Brunch to Dinner

The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and there’s always an excuse to be outside. Yours is being on the grill. Think you’ve got some serious BBQ’ing skills? Here is the challenge! Whether your bronzed guests are laying out by the pool, hitting the waves, playing at the park, or you are hosting an al fresco soiree, keep them having fun in the sun all day long with these morning till sunset grilled meals!

Hearty Texas Chili

Made with a tender, spiced chuck roast, this hearty chili common in the state of Texas is sure to warm you through and through.

Chinese Braised Duck

Braised in a soy sauce liquid with beautiful aromatic spices, Chinese braised duck is a comforting dish to make throughout the fall and winter.

Fig and Balsamic Beef Skewers

Meat is marinated overnight in a honey and balsamic sauce before being skewered and barbecued with sweet figs and red onions. A flavorful, juicy recipe that is perfect to close out barbecue season.

Smart Tips for the Meat Counter

Learn some quick tips before you head to the grocery store about what to look for when selecting meat from the butcher’s case. Fatty or lean? Tender or tough? This will help clear things up.

Coconut and Fruit Popsicles

Grab fruit, herbs, or edible flowers and freeze them inside coconut water or milk and alongside coconut meat for a refreshing treat fit for a midday snack.

We Love Pork!

Pork is used to make the filling of tortellini, bolognese ragu, crescentine or gnocco fritto, and many other specialties. We Love the Mangalitsa Pork! We Love Pigs!