Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Debunking One More Myth - Tastes Like Chicken
I am long overdue for a post on an Artisan Chicken Tasting with Heritage Breeds that I helped host along with Mark Trealout of Kawartha Ecological Growers and sponsored by Slow Food Toronto via my Artisan Beef Institute's (tm) sister, Artisan Poultry Institute (tm). Fortunately, there are four great articles written by people who attended the event, I encourage you to read them.
Sarah Elton writes "Heirloom Poultry, The Un-Perdue," in The Atlantic.
Rebecca Tucker writes "Tastes Like Chicken, But What Kind?" in The National Post.
Sheryl Kirby writes "Don't Count Your Chickens Before You've Tasted Them," on TasteTo.com
Laura Boyd, one of the Kawartha Ecological Growers, asks "Does All Chicken Taste The Same?"
Special thanks go to the three chefs and their teams who donated their time and incredible talents (and I must say self-restraint, they let the Texture, Personality, and Impression of each chicken stand for themselves):
David Chrystian, Victor
Donna Dooher, Mildred’s Temple Kitchen
Scott Vivian and Marc Dufour, The Wine Bar