6 Burgers That Will Make You DroolAugust 8, 2016
Let the games begin. Which burger will you choose?
Nothing makes us happier than respinning a fast food favourite into an equally fast, but healthy dinner! This week we’ve turned our attention to the trusty hamburger. No crazy additives or preservatives. Instead we’ve got the best pork we can lay our hands on from our butcher Nick ‘The Knife’ and added some homemade chunky chips. If you happen to have a slice of cheese in the fridge we won’t tell!
Did you know turkeys were on the verge of extinction in the 1930s? There were only 30,000 left in the world! This was a result of overhunting as well as the fact that decreasing forest areas meant turkeys didn’t have anywhere to live. Conservation programmes saved them from extinction and today there are more than 7 million turkeys around the globe. Which is lucky as this turkey burger is too good to miss!
For Da Vinci, it was Mona Lisa. For Banksy, Kate Moss. Down the centuries great artists have been moved to great feats of creativity by a beautiful muse. For Head Chef Patrick, that mythical muse is the burger. A thing of such delicious, dribble-down-your-chin simplicity, it can be re-invented time and time again to create the most divine dinner time results. For this little incarnation, he’s taken lamb mince and thrown in a Greek twist with a kick of minty freshness.
For this recipe the secret’s in the sauce. The garlic sauce to be precise. Rather than simply chop the garlic into little bits (which doesn’t spread the flavour evenly), you’ll be using the flat of your knife to make a paste instead. It’s a bit cheffy, but when you taste the end result you’ll never go back!
Burgers are one of the best inventions and being a vegetarian shouldn’t mean you’re left disappointed. These hearty burgers are packed with gorgeously flavourful roasted vegetables and topped with creamy cheese. Sandwiched in a nutty, wholemeal bap and with a simple but effective olive and red onion salad.
For Patrick, it’s all about the burger. For years he has wandered the world in search of the perfect recipe and though he has not reached his culinary nirvana just yet, he’s getting close. Combining the best quality mince with spicy chorizo, the trick to this burger is not to pack the meat too tightly.
Love a good burger?