Mark "The Minimalist" Bittman can kick back and relax when retirement phase rolls around. His three-year old co-star in this week's New York Times video on "Banana Paleta," a take on the Mexican ice pop, was the "Mini Minimalist," a three-year old whose YouTube videos over the last few months have mimicked the original Bittman videos with every Bittmanian hand motion, finesse and verbatim script—plus more mumbling, crawling and onesies. Was he listening to Bittman's voice instead of bedtime stories every night before bed?
Mark Bitt-Little-Man seemed uncharacteristically shy this week as he pressed blender buttons with his godfather. Couldn't handle the stage-sharing? But he was himself again in this newest uploaded performance, a take on Bittman's braised short ribs act.
"Luxurious, sensual... you're cooking for a loved one, you have to take your time," Mini Minimalist declares, as if a middle-aged man who understands the important nuances of slow-cooked, sensual beef. Watch the video after the jump.
The Mini Minimalist: Short, Short Ribs
[via Coudal Partners]
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