Virtually tasty: how to pick and prepare a kid

Young goat or kid, the farm-to-table meat du jour, is proving to be a healthier option for carnivores. Here are some tips on various types of kids and recipes to try.

Suite101 details the various types of goat meat and health benefits associated with it: http://www.suite101.com/content/how-to-select-prepare-and-cook-goat-meat-a143486

Fijian goat curry on iFood.TV: http://www.ifood.tv/recipe/fijian_goat_curry

Korma Goat from the Vietnamese-French blogger Pham Fatale: http://www.phamfatale.com/id_550/title_Goat-Korma-Spicy-Curried-Braised-Goat-Meat/

Crete [Greek] Goat Stew by Brewshow on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RZzqGLAP30

NigerianKitchen's goat stew with rice and fried plantains: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P92kOJPHJE

Ecuadorian Seco de chivo by blogger Laylita: http://laylita.com/recipes/2008/02/28/seco-de-chivo-or-braised-goat-stew

The Kitchn's Braised Goat Shanks with Prune, Shallot, and Brandy Reduction: http://www.thekitchn.com/thekitchn/ingredients-meat/recipe-braised-goat-shanks-with-prune-shallot-and-brandy-reduction-079971

Pappardelle with braised goat ragù from Gourmet magazine: http://gourmettraveller.com.au/pappardelle_with_braised_goat_rag.htm

If goat meat isn't readily available at your grocer or local farmers market, you might want to try online vendors via agBase.com, AlternativeMeats.co.uk, Terraweena.com or ExoticMeatMarket.com.

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