Cured with a preparation of sugar, salt, and nitrate: a sugar-cured ham.
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The super-cool Shangri-La hotel's Ting restaurant on the 35th floor has amazing views and an Asianinspired afternoon tea, with rendang brioche bun, sugar-cured Angus striploin, beetroot-cured salmon, sesame and yuzu on dark rye, mango rice paper roll and crab tart followed by scones with clotted cream, goose-berry and elderflower jam, Vietnamese coffee choux, pandan gateaux, mango macaroon and pink guava mousse.
Crispy shallots and sugar-cured prawn omelette with smoked chilli sambal, or flavoured mascarpone on banana bread are just a few suggestions.
The menu includes sugar-cured Tasmanian salmon gravlax, truffled white risotto with Jerusalem artichokes, and Mulwarra beef tenderloin accompanied by porcini gnocchi.
If you get the chance to try out the Clinton Street Baking Company on, unsurprisingly, Clinton Street and East Housten Street, I recommend ordering the sugar-cured bacon and the pancakes.
Sugar-cured tiger shrimp, black beans and chorizo, escargot or a cheese and fruit plate round out the little meals, although there are usually a couple off-the-menu chef's daily specials.
Asparagus soup with crispy, sugar-cured lamb shards is followed by roast fillet of Atlantic halibut served on a crayfish risotto with a bisque of crayfish and bruised baby leeks.