4 fresh buns
4 beef burgers
Fresh salad leaves
Fresh goat cheese –preferably a Languedoc Pélardon
Salt and Pepper
Slice the onion finely and fry at a medium heat with a splash of olive oil.
Meanwhile, cut the tomato into thick slices, rinse the salad, cut the pickles into slices lengthways and slice the goat cheese.
In a small bowl mix ½ cup of mayonnaise, 1 tbsp tobasco sauce, a pinch of cumin, cinnamon and ginger, 1 tsp of cilantro (finely chopped).
Toast the buns (in the toaster or under the grill).
Cook the burgers in the pan, and when ready add the garlic (a pinch for each burger), salt and pepper.
Build your burgers in the following order: onions, pickle, cheese, burger, sauce, tomato, salad.
Gilles Louvet O Pinot Noir 2010, Languedoc, France
An incredible pinot noir for this price point, and its organic to boot. Tart cherries and fresh earth give this medium-bodied, silky, mouth-watering wine lots of character and versatility for food. Food matches: pot roast with mushrooms, quail, planked salmon. Drink: 2012 – 2015 292995 13.5% D 750 ml $13.95 Score: 88/100
This recipe also pairs well with Gilles Louvet O Chardonnay, which will be coming soon to the LCBO.