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Apr 2, 2011 12:30 PM

Favourite meat and cut

Whats your favorite meat and why?

For me it used to be beef and probably would have said rib eye steak. But now I have been converted to pork well to be precise Belly of Pork which when cooked right is great. Either slowly braised or oven cooked with a crispy top. Best of all its cheap as well :) Fat means flavor and i agree now more than i ever did before!

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    1. Pork. Bacon. (okay, not a cut).

      1. I wholeheartedly agree with both of your choices.
        Rib eye should be cooked to medium rare with just a bit of salt and pepper.
        Pork belly either as bacon or as Chinese cha siu bao.

        1. Whats your favorite meat and why?


          For what?

          For braising, it might be a pork shoulder or belly

          For searing, it might be a beef sirloin or ribeye or brisket or flap meat

          For steaming, it might be pork belly

          For roasting, a whole chicken

          For deep frying, skin and bone on chicken thighs

          For hamburgers, it's going to be brisket, sirloin and oxtail


          1. Pork belly is not going to be cheap for long, people are starting to discover it, and I'm worried that it'll become 'trendy' like what happened to flank and skirt steak who's price skyrocketed.

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            1. re: arktos

              You are right its the same with lamb shanks they used to be cheap then they became popular so they put the price up.