Roast ostrich on smoked mashed potatoes with moromi miso aubergines & apple-braised cavolo nero


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Fusion: A Culinary Journey


By Peter Gordon

Published 2010

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Africa brought us the ostrich, the largest living bird, just as it gave us the somewhat smaller guinea fowl. Ostriches were once also found throughout parts of Syria, Iraq and the Arabian peninsula but, just like New Zealand’s native moa (a flightless bird even larger than the ostrich), they were hunted to extinction by man. These days you’re just as likely to see an ostrich farm in your own country (even winter-cold Sweden breeds them) and their meat, leather and feathers are found all ove