Bacon - it’s just one of those amazingly versatile and tasty ingredients that almost all meat eaters love - it’s also one of those ingredients that vegetarians always say they miss the mosts. The smell is hypnotic and, dealt with correctly, the flavour can add a layer to dishes that’s unrivalled by other meats.
The videos below show Michelin chefs as they set about cooking bacon in a whole list of different ways, from roasting their own honey cured bacon to two clever riffs on bacon and cabbage - this is a bacon at it’s best.
As you can see from the flavour bouncing video below, bacon really does go with everything, Grant Achatz says as much:
Next up is Rene Redzepiand the team at Noma as they show off their take on bacon and cabbage with seaweed.
We couldn’t cover Michelin chefs and bacon without mentioningHeston Blumenthal’sfamous bacon and egg ice cream.
Geranium's Rasmus Kofoed has decided to stop serving meat at the restaurant currently ranked number two on the World's 50 Best Restaurants list. But the Danish chef isn't yet willing to go purely plant-based.