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bøffel (today's sample record)

Language: Norwegian

Description: American bison or buffalo. Bison provides deep red, coarse meat which is mild with a sweet flavour. The cuts are similar to those of beef but because the meat is so lean, it is worth cooking very slowly and for a long time.

American bison, which I encountered having put my tent up by mistake in the Georgia Game Park

Latin: Bison bison/Bos americanus
Ethnicity: Norwegian
Most frequent country: Norway

See places: Norwegian food and cuisine

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