Umami, the fifth flavor, meets Hamburger, the first priority. Together, they create the best stacker known to man – The Ultimate Burger. There’s nothing better than two foodies combining forces to assemble the best burger known to man.
On one of the first weeks here in Austin, I got together with my cousin Brad, and we decided to hop on-board the pretzel burger/pretzel bun train. So many fast-food chains have been introducing their normal classics on a toasted (soggy) all-American (manufactured and German) pretzel bun.
Needless to say, we definitely did a better job! Though, does that really make us look better? We’ll let you be the judge!
Our Ultimate Umami Burger has:
- Homemade Soft Pretzel Buns – The Baking Soda Method
- Beefonnaise, featuring Avocado (Avocadobaconbeefonnaise, for short)
- Homemade Guinness Stout Mustard
- Soy infused Beef Patties (70/30 Chuck and 80/20 Sirloin) via sous-vide
- Crispy Bacon
- Sun-dried Tomato Ketchup
- Sweet Red Onion slices, softened
- Bibb/Butter Lettuce
- Tender Tomato
I could have eaten 3,000 of those. :) The Pretzel Buns so were tender and sweet, AND they were even brushed with a little butter and grilled lightly; the meat was so juicy after having cooked in the sous-vide and then charred lightly on the grill. The bacon was gross – said no one ever, and the tender bibb lettuce was an excellent accompaniment with the patty and an even better contrast with the crisp vegetables. Recipes coming soon – maybe. I’ve been instructed to hold my Pretzel Bun Recipe close to my heart, near my lotto numbers!
Ciao per ora!