Girl with Passenger Pigeon. The extinction of the Passenger Pigeon had two major causes: commercial exploitation of pigeon meat on a massive scale and loss of habitat. Another significant reason for its extinction was deforestation.

Girl with Passenger Pigeon. The extinction of the Passenger Pigeon had two major causes: commercial exploitation of pigeon meat on a massive scale and loss of habitat. Another significant reason for its extinction was deforestation.

Chinese cooks don't use a lot of raw vegetables, but instead prefer to stir-fry or braise them. There are a few exceptions, however, and in Hong Kong cooks fill crisp iceberg lettuce leaves with savory minced pigeon meat. Since we have no intention of domesticating the pigeons outside my New York City apartment window (pigeon meat is hard to find in the United States), we've substituted chicken in this recipe, which tastes equally as delicious. Chuck all the filling ingredients in a food…

Chicken Lettuce Cups

Chinese cooks don't use a lot of raw vegetables, but instead prefer to stir-fry or braise them. There are a few exceptions, however, and in Hong Kong cooks fill crisp iceberg lettuce leaves with savory minced pigeon meat. Since we have no intention of domesticating the pigeons outside my New York City apartment window (pigeon meat is hard to find in the United States), we've substituted chicken in this recipe, which tastes equally as delicious. Chuck all the filling ingredients in a food…

Trinidad Chicken Pelau: A step by step guide on making the unofficial Trinidad national dish, pelau. A hearty one pot dish of caramelized chicken with rice and pigeon peas. #HomeMadeZagat

Trinidad Chicken Pelau

Trinidad Chicken Pelau: A step by step guide on making the unofficial Trinidad national dish, pelau. A hearty one pot dish of caramelized chicken with rice and pigeon peas. #HomeMadeZagat

The story of the Passenger Pigeon is a tragic extinction story. As recently as 200 years ago they weren’t anywhere near extinction. In fact, they were actually the most common bird in North America & some reports counted single flocks numbering in the billions. Pigeon meat was commercialized as cheap food, which led to a hunting campaign on a massive scale. Furthermore, due to the large size of their flocks, the birds were seen as a threat to farmers. The last Passenger Pigeon died on…

The story of the Passenger Pigeon is a tragic extinction story. As recently as 200 years ago they weren’t anywhere near extinction. In fact, they were actually the most common bird in North America & some reports counted single flocks numbering in the billions. Pigeon meat was commercialized as cheap food, which led to a hunting campaign on a massive scale. Furthermore, due to the large size of their flocks, the birds were seen as a threat to farmers. The last Passenger Pigeon died on…

Pastilla - Moroccan sweet and savory meat pie. I had this at a great restaurant in Philly some time ago and it took my breath away. Now I need to learn how to make it for myself :)

Pastilla - Moroccan sweet and savory meat pie. I had this at a great restaurant in Philly some time ago and it took my breath away. Now I need to learn how to make it for myself :)

Moroccan Bisteeya  Serves: 6-8  Source: Adapted from several sources, including Wolfert's Couscous and Other Good Foods from Morocco, and Claudia Roden's New Book of Middle Eastern Food  Notes: True bisteeya is made with warka pastry, not filo, so if you have a source for it, by all means use it instead. Alternatively, Wolfert gives a technique for making it yourself in her book. Also, though bisteeya in Morocco is usually served with pigeon meat, this recipe uses more commonly available…

Moroccan Bisteeya Serves: 6-8 Source: Adapted from several sources, including Wolfert's Couscous and Other Good Foods from Morocco, and Claudia Roden's New Book of Middle Eastern Food Notes: True bisteeya is made with warka pastry, not filo, so if you have a source for it, by all means use it instead. Alternatively, Wolfert gives a technique for making it yourself in her book. Also, though bisteeya in Morocco is usually served with pigeon meat, this recipe uses more commonly available…

Bisteeya - Found this on my favourite Martha Stewart blog. Cant wait to make it!

Bisteeya

Bisteeya - Found this on my favourite Martha Stewart blog. Cant wait to make it!

Banana Flower with Pigeon Meat/Koldil Parohor Logot  1-2 banana flowers-cleaned,depending on the size 4 pigeons-cleaned(800 g of chicken/quail can be substituted) 2 large onions ,grated 1 tsp garlic paste 1 tsp ginger paste 1/2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp pepper powder 2 bay leaf 1 dry chili 1 tsp ghee 4 tbs mustard oil/veg oil  1 tsp. of hot ghee  When preparing the banana flower oil your hands and then proceed to remove the maroon outer leavers and remove the bunch of florets…

Banana Flower with Pigeon Meat/Koldil Parohor Logot 1-2 banana flowers-cleaned,depending on the size 4 pigeons-cleaned(800 g of chicken/quail can be substituted) 2 large onions ,grated 1 tsp garlic paste 1 tsp ginger paste 1/2 tsp turmeric 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp pepper powder 2 bay leaf 1 dry chili 1 tsp ghee 4 tbs mustard oil/veg oil 1 tsp. of hot ghee When preparing the banana flower oil your hands and then proceed to remove the maroon outer leavers and remove the bunch of florets…

Beef Poster - Its Whats For Dinner - Cuts of Beef - Kitchen Poster - Kitchen Wall Art - Steak Poster - Grill - Ribs - Porterhouse - T Bone

Beef Poster - Its Whats For Dinner - Cuts of Beef - Kitchen Poster - Kitchen Wall Art - Steak Poster - Grill - Ribs - Porterhouse - T Bone

Passenger pigeons Passenger pigeons  With so many pigeons around, it's hard to imagine a species going extinct. But that's what happened to the passenger pigeons. Passenger pigeons were hunted by Native Americans, but hunting intensified after the arrival of Europeans, particularly in the 19th century. Pigeon meat was commercialized as cheap food, resulting in hunting on a massive scale for many decades. In addition to massive hunting contributing to the species’ decline and subsequent…

Passenger pigeons Passenger pigeons With so many pigeons around, it's hard to imagine a species going extinct. But that's what happened to the passenger pigeons. Passenger pigeons were hunted by Native Americans, but hunting intensified after the arrival of Europeans, particularly in the 19th century. Pigeon meat was commercialized as cheap food, resulting in hunting on a massive scale for many decades. In addition to massive hunting contributing to the species’ decline and subsequent…

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