Ernest Hemingway's favorite hamburger recipe revealed

Published Feb 18, 2014, 12:06 am IST
Updated Mar 19, 2019, 9:14 am IST

Washington: Ernest Hemingway's favorite burger recipe has been released by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library's Hemingway Letters Project.

'The Sun Also Rises' author's hamburger recipe includes nine ingredients to be mixed into lean ground beef including Spice Islands mei yen power, soy sauce, garlic, India relish, capers and wine, before forming it into "fat, juicy patties" and frying them in oil so the final product is crispy brown on all sides and "the middle pink and juicy", People Magazine reported.

According to the BBC, Sandra Spanier, general editor of the Hemingway Letters Project said that some of the Asian ingredients of "Papa's Favorite Hamburger" are indicative of his enjoyment of the pleasures in life and shows off his wide range of tastes, from expensive to common.



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