We may balk at the thought in America, but guinea pigs (cuy) are considered a delicacy in the Andean regions of Peru. Martin Morales's grandmother specialized in a particular preparation of the animal, braised in a sauce of fiery chilies and ground peanuts.
'rabbit' on Serious Eats
For those celebrating Thanksgiving on a small scale, there's no reason to sacrifice festivity just because there are only a few seats at the table. This braised rabbit from Jonathan Miles's new cookbook, The Wild Chef makes for a rustic-chic dish that celebrates the fall season with a triple-punch of apples.
Rabbit is a lovely, delicate meat that takes well to braising in a gently seasoned cooking liquid. A mixture of just a few aromatics and mild herbs is the perfect thing to let the inherent flavor of rabbit shine.
There's something about rabbit—richer than chicken and more subtle than pork, it has a flavor that's unique. This simple ragu has uncomplicated ingredients that let the rabbit's flavor come through.
[Photographs: Greg Takayama] While there's nothing particularly nasty about rabbits, many eaters are discouraged by the idea of cooking that which you can buy at a pet store. Every time I remove rabbits from their packaging, I'm struck by the...
We thought we'd start out this week's Cook the Book series by highlighting one of Jamie Oliver's favorite recipes from Cook with Jamie. It's a dish he playfully calls Tender-as-You-Like Rabbit Stew with the Best Dumplings Ever. Though rabbit is...