Chefs often find ways to sneak- in this beloved meat in various dishes. While some are a misfit, some of these innovations find bacon lovers flocking to get a taste of it.
Here’s a list of unusual but delicious bacon dishes from across the country:
Bacon and Parmesan Wrapped Dates with Mustard Crème Fraiche at Terttulia, Mumbai and Pune
The luscious sweetness of fresh black Arabian dates paired with savoury and buttery bacon makes this a tantalizing appetizer. The stuffed parmesan cheese, sweet and sour balsamic glaze and the mustard crème fraiche dip served on the side creates an explosion of flavours with every bite. All attempts of self-restraint will be futile.
PBJ and Bacon Amazeballs at Haus Khas Social, New Delhi
Driving away the weekday blues is a piece of… bacon. This to-die-for dessert has bite-sized squares of peanut butter and jelly sandwiches wrapped in bacon. Served with a dollop of vanilla ice cream topped with almond shavings and chocolate sauce, this one is a must try in the Capital.
Bacon cupcakes at Wake and Bake, New Delhi
Head over to Wake and Bake for not one, but two choices that feature this smoky pork delight. The first one is a French Toast Apple cupcake with crispy bacon bits. The second and the more popular one is the Elvis Choco-chip cupcake that’s loaded with banana, peanut butter and bacon garnishing. Perfect to stock up on for all those midnight cravings!
Bacon and Olive Oil Ice cream at Mezzo Mezzo, J W Marriott, Mumbai
Nothing like a double scoop of refreshing ice cream after dinner, especially in Mumbai’s sweltering heat. Head over to the Marriott for this rich dessert, hand churned with olive oil and chunks of bacon. Salty-sweet, indulgent, and guilt free- because olive oil is healthy, right?
Bacon and Water Chestnut Wraps with Sweet Chilli Glaze at Incognito, Pune
This unusual combo is one of Incognito’s signature dishes. The Crunchy water chestnuts paired with buttery yet crispy bacon, topped with a sweet and spicy glaze and sweet chilli mayo on the side makes this dish irresistible. A fresh salad tossed in balsamic vinaigrette adds a ton of freshness to this dish.
OMG Bacon Jam by Amrita Rana in Mumbai
When Mumbai-based Blogger, Amrita Rana decided to experiment with making Bacon Jam and Bacon butter, she had no idea that the response would be “O-M-G!” Her bacon bits cooked in fruity preserve has got everyone raving. Mix it with leftover rice, slather it on a pizza or burger or eat it plain… it’s just addictive!