After two meals at Tampopo where every single dish we ordered had an element of pork, A and I got to thinking what meat we could absolutely not give up. At first I’m inclined to say beef, because we love a good burger, and a good steak will never fail to send me to meat heaven.
But thinking about it some more, I’m actually inclined towards pork, only because it plays such a fundamental role in so much of what we eat daily. Besides actually having it as a main dish, like roast pork or ribs, there’s bacon, ham, sausages, xiao long baos and for that matter almost anything in a dim sum menu, bak kut teh, ramen, katsu, char siew… the list really does go on.
Anyway, how about you – what meat could you not live with?