[thechat] Tuna ideas

Martin Burns yumyum at easyweb.co.uk
Thu Oct 28 02:33:12 CDT 2004

On Wed, October 27, 2004 11:00 pm, Madhu Menon said:
> Yes, I'm a chef, and what I'm going to say may sound unbelievable:
> I have never made a single dish with tuna in my life.
> (Go on, laugh. I'll wait.)

Muhahaha ;-)

> I won't go into the reasons (availability being one of them), but I'm
> getting two fishes tomorrow as a sample from my fishmonger and am eager to
> try different things with it.
> So...
> a) What do you like to make with tuna?

Generally, don't think of it as fish in quite the same way: it's a pretty
red meat-like thing, normally served as steaks


> b) What are other interesting ways in which you've seen it prepared?

You need to check out all the Japanese recipes. There it's a *major*
delicacy - there, tuna goes for major bucks, and they consume about 30% of
the world's production.


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