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Cuz’s Fish Burger with Bajan Mayo

By Marcus Samuelsson | November 18, 2014

I discovered this fish burger, topped with cheese and egg, at Cuz's burger stand in Barbados.
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Photo by Paul Brissman

I’ve been obsessed with burgers since my first visit to the United States, and I look for them everywhere. This one, a fish burger with cheese and egg, is my current favorite. Every time I make it, I’m transported back to Barbados – to Cuz’s stand in the parking lot between my hotel and the beach where I first had this. There was a line out the door, as people waited while the guy griddled his daily catch and slapped the fillets onto a bun with a piece of a cheese and an egg. So fresh. So delicious. I took my fish burger out to the beach and ate it there. And went back the next day for another.

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Sicilian Turkey Burger Recipe

By Melaina Gasbarrino | March 1, 2012

Photo: Hana Selly

Photo: HanaSelly

When you hear the word Sicilian you most likely think of the endless amounts of pasta, pizza and all things-Italian. But you may have never thought of was a Sicilian-inspired Turkey Burger. With the sweet and zesty balance of this burger and biting into that soft ciabatta roll, your taste buds will be singing all the way to your now empty plate.

Using turkey meat will not only add a flavor burst to your burger like no other, but when you purchase lean ground turkey you are packing a whole lot of punch into one burger. Turkey meat is also lower in fat than red meat is, which is perfect if you’re thinking about shedding a few pounds before bikini season comes.

The beauty of these burgers is the addition of the capers. When you scour the Internet for a tasty turkey burger you won’t find too many with capers in them. Let’s just say after tasting this zesty burger, you might just think of Sicilian food in a whole different way.

Adapted from Epicurious

Melaina is from a small town in Ontario, Canada and as an avid environmentalist with a passion for focusing on healthy living. Having traveled the world and written about it every step of the way, she one day hopes to develop unique environmental educational programs for kids.

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