Through heart-warming reminiscences and personal memories, you'll learn of the history of the LaFrieda family's great American success story and how they created a business that's lasted over one hundred years, becoming a New York City landmark along the way. The city even named a street after them in the meatpacking district, Pat LaFrieda Lane.
Dubbed by New York magazine as the King of Meat, Pat Jr. is the mastermind behind the celebrated burgers at many famous restaurants, and he has created over one hundred custom hamburger blends. Now, Pat will reveal to everyone how to create the perfect burger with his all-time favourite burger blend recipes.
Bringing together three generations of experience and exuberant passion for good, satisfying food, this lavishly illustrated and beautifully designed book is sure to be a staple in countless home kitchens for years to come.
Publisher: Atria Books
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 1644 g
Dimensions: 276 x 235 x 33 mm
"The Magician of Meat." -- New York magazine
"Pat LaFrieda does everything right as a butcher. MEAT stands out to me as the best handbook there is on this subject." -- Mario Batali * chef and entrepreneur *
"Pat LaFrieda has led the 'butcher revolution' in the United States. Every serious cook needs this instructional, well-illustrated, and very well written book." -- Martha Stewart * founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia *
"It made me laugh, it made me smile, it made me miss my grandpa. I absolutely adore this book." -- Rachael Ray * New York Times bestselling author *
"If you want to know about meat, this is the book. The recipes are great and each one has a story to tell." -- Andrew Carmellini * chef and owner of The Dutch, Locanda Verde, and Lafayette *
"MEAT by master butcher Pat LaFrieda is officially the carnivores' holy grail and my new reference point for all things meat." -- Chef Michael White
"The recipes and techniques in this book are things that can be used in any kitchen whether it's at home or in the restaurant." -- Marc Forgione * chef and owner of Restaurant Marc Forgione, American Cut, and Khe-Yo *
"A celebration of Pat's enormous skill set, his encyclopedic understanding of meats and their various cuts and how to best use them. Butcher extraordinaire!" -- Chef Alex Guarnaschelli * Butter restaurant *
"Certain to make meat-lovers' mouths water." -- Danny Meyer * CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group *
"A must-have for any home cook, it will surely be a valuable resource for years to come." -- Chef Daniel Humm * Eleven Madison Park and The NoMad *
"MEAT is a superb, detailed sourcebook that I am thrilled to have on my shelf." -- Chef Geoffrey Zakarian
"A fantastic resource for both the professional chef and the home cook." -- Chef Missy Robbins
"A genuinely good read." * Cooking Light *
"If you want to know about meat, go straight to the meat man: New York City-area butcher Pat LaFrieda has released his meaty magnum opus." -- EATER National
"New York City's ultimate butcher, the man behind the famous LaFrieda burger blends, penned the definitive cookbook on all things meat." * Fathom *
"I loved absolutely everything about this book." * SanFranciscoBookReview.com *
"Meat is unsurpassed and truly sets the standard for a book that offers both recipes and education." * Cooking by the Book *
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