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Hop Shoots

Discussion in 'Beer & Food' started by Sneers, May 5, 2013.

  1. Sneers

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    I just saw a video of Rene Redzepi cooking with these. Has anyone here are tried using them? What do they taste like? Any actual hop character?
     
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    Hop shoots have a very delicate/earthy flavor, they do not taste like hops at all. Treat them as you would asparagus. Either a quick blanch or saute with some olive oil, garlic and chives. I have used them before in risotto.
     
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    Can you post the video ? Always great to watch anything Rene or Noma related.
     
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    Thanks! It was from The Mind of a Chef with Dave Chang on PBS. This particular episode was all about Rene, but he's in like all of them.
     
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