How to make proper Jägerschnitzel, or “hunter’s cutlet” in German, is the subject of much debate, or perhaps simply much variation. We read up on the controversy–breaded or unbreaded? pork or veal?–and, although these are matters of personal taste as much as authenticity, we decided to weigh in.
We’d like to congratulate Billy Schaller for bagging a six-pointer this past weekend in upstate New York! In Germany, venison is plentiful during the hunting season lasting from October to December, and its preparation is reverently addressed by hunters and chefs alike.