Foodie Friday: Oxtail Soup

Oxtail soup: savory broth made with the tender, fatty meat This tender meat falls right off the bone, particularly after hours of stewing. It also infuses a very hearty flavor into the broth. It's a bit of work to eat around the large bone in the center, though. I'm disappointed to learn that the meat does not come from an ox (a great Chinese zodiac symbol)--it used to, but nowadays, the cuts are from cattle. My favorite facts about oxtail: Origins: A French noble asked for a tail from … [Read more...]