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    Posted by mikeh (U15599656) on Saturday, 16th November 2013

    Some viewers recently had to endure a series ( half an episode was enough for me) where cook James Martin attempted to show the people of Britain where our food came from . Chef Rick Stein did this considerably better many years ago whilst driving around in a Land Rover " not his private plane ". Today (Saturday Kitchen ) Mr Martin announced many people had written in asking how to cook a steak correctly, which cut did he choose? "Wagyu beef" !! something which I imagine is on the menu of most British homes to-night. " Right on James" fully in touch with or the ordinary people !!!!!!!

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    Posted by Paul Sherratt (U1632637) on Saturday, 16th November 2013

    mikeh,

    Do you know if there's a vegetarian option of this Wagyu beef, one where there's no cattle killing involved but the diner gets a beer and followed by a massage from a Japanese geisha ?

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    Posted by judimac (U2467704) on Saturday, 16th November 2013

    This programme is not for those of us on a budget! Even James' Yorkshires start with 8 eggs! Usually one dish has scallops, the wines are usually around £9-10. Food heaven? Oh lobster!
    This week I got 3 meals and one soup (stock from the carcass) out of one £5 chicken. (for 2)
    My idea of food heaven, has to be bread and butter pudding!

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    Posted by susiesar (U10941938) on Sunday, 17th November 2013

    An example of the great British devide some can afford wagyu beef others struggle to afford a smart price sausage

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    Posted by DelusionsOfAdequacy (U15449583) on Sunday, 17th November 2013

    No one had to "endure" anything.

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    Posted by Portly (U1381981) on Sunday, 17th November 2013

    An example of the great British devide some can afford wagyu beef others struggle to afford a smart price sausage  There the deprived people have the advantage, because cheap sausages always taste much nicer than expensive ones! smiley - smiley

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    Posted by Dover Soul (U14934992) on Sunday, 17th November 2013

    The ClassicYorkshires recipe is a little excessive, IMHO.

    www.bbc.co.uk/food/r...

    Other James Martin Yorkshire Pudding Recipes are available.

    www.bbcgoodfood.com/... makes 12

    As are comments about this programme.

    www.bbc.co.uk/dna/mb...

    Bread and Butter Pudding is another recipe James takes to extremes. smiley - biggrin

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    Posted by z4mster (U14864348) on Sunday, 17th November 2013

    Just to add a little context to the rant...

    ...there was a number of steaks, on show, from a range of nine or ten different cuts. For some reason they chose to also "promote" wagyu, meat from a type of cow rather than a particular cut, with a rib-eye (as I recall) and a fillet on show. There was a bit of description (not enough) of each cut and advice/reasoning for how "done" they are best at.

    He fried the wagyu rib-eye while giving some history and info about wagyu and pointing out that it is available from a Yorkshire farmer (or farmers). He also made clear at just how expensive wagyu can be; a 300g fillet being in the region of £60, over the counter.

    It was served, very nicely done, with fries and a Béarnaise sauce.

    Given the range an number of cuts on show I'm glad the wagyu got the outing (one hopes they all got cooked and eaten!). It's a food show, not a consumer guidance show.

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    Posted by z4mster (U14864348) on Sunday, 17th November 2013

    Do you know if there's a vegetarian option of this Wagyu beef, one where there's no cattle killing involved but the diner gets a beer and followed by a massage from a Japanese geisha ? 

    Melons?

    But be careful what you wish for, Paul, it could very easily be a former Yorkshire miner doing the massaging.

    smiley - smiley

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