Adventurous eating and cooking is what I live for!
That’s why I am so happy to write recipes for Taste For Adventure on Tablespoon. When they asked me to do a roundup of my favorite adventurous recipes from the web, I jumped at the opportunity. I don’t get to show my love often to all the hard-working, adventurous bloggers out there!
Some of these are adventurous because of modern techniques, some because of ethnic ingredients, and others because of the cuts of meat used. I hope you all check out the awesome bloggers on this list – and maybe go on a little food adventure yourself!
Here are my Top 10 Adventurous Recipes, in no particular order.
1. Tacos with Beef Tongue
A few months back, fellow Taste for Adventure blogger Macheesmo made some tasty looking Tacos with Beef Tongue
. This is a pretty classic preparation in Mexico, but you’re probably not going to find it at your local taco place!
2. Yellow Tomato Sorbet
Over at Ideas in Food, Aki and Alex post about their crazy culinary adventures. Most of the stuff there is way too involved for even me to try, but I read – jealously wishing I had the time, equipment, and knowledge to pull off what they do. Here is an interesting flavor combination: Yellow Tomato Sorbet
3. Pasta with Pork Blood
Hunter, Angler, Gardener, Cook serves up lots of meals with animals he caught himself. Talk about having a taste for adventure! Here he makes Pasta with Pork Blood
For a little bit of self-promotion, I have to mention the Pancetta
I made about a year ago. Curing your own meats is very rewarding, and pancetta is a nice entry into that type of cooking.
4. Poori Bhaji
On the blog What’s for Lunch Honey, Meeta cooks up food from all over the world. Her for Poori Bhaji recipe
has some amazing looking fried flatbreads.
5. Jerk Fried Flounder
My friend Peggy from My Fiance Likes it, so it Must be Good comes up with super creative fusion recipes that are totally my style. I want to make this Jerk Fried Flounder
I have always wanted to cook with tripe, the stomach lining from a cow. At [No Recipes], Marc has made a beautifully deep red Menudo
that might just give me an excuse to try it this weekend!
I guess I could sneak one more of my own recipes in here. I made a Turducken
this past Thanksgiving, and it really exceeded my (and everyone else’s) expectations!
Durian is considered one of the stinkiest fruits on the planet. Check out these Durian Tarts
on Indonesia Eats.
9. Homemade Sausage
Here’s a very clear step-by-step guide posted on Simply Recipes, about making Homemade Sausage
, one of my favorite adventurous things to do!
10. Green Curry Sausage
Once you have mastered the technique, you can try out this recipe for Green Curry Sausage
, my very first post right here on Tablespoon!Check out Dan Whalen's blog at The Food In My Beard; check Dan’s Tablespoon profile often to try his recipes with creative international spins!