Bluefish has dense meat that's almost gray in color and can stand up to strong treatments such as smoking. Though it is widely available, it is not often seen on restaurant menus. Recipes are included.
Caterer Karen Wilets occasionally will ask dinner-party guests to bring a single serving of whatever protein they wish. She then will create a menu on the spot, typically serving an appetizer, soup, salad, fish course and meat course.
Many French chefs are establishing restaurants in London, lured by low taxes and open-minded eaters. Michel Roux Jr., one of five chefs who discussed the lure of London, said Parisians are "jealous" about the wide range of eating options in the English city, including "the best Indian, the best Chinese, the best French food."
Though meat-based dishes are often sweet, desserts are rarely made with meat. One exception is a Turkish dessert called tavuk göğsü, which combines shredded chicken and sweet milk pudding. Recipe included.
For the first time in its 20-year history, the World Culinary Contest will include a team of chefs from the U.S. The American team, consisting of members of a California chapter of the Asian Chefs Association, will compete against six other teams preparing dishes that highlight creative Chinese cuisine.