South Philadelphia Tap Room, pairs the most female ingredient with the most male of all ingredients to make a tasty couplet.
On the lady side of things is the egg, naturally - in this case a fried quail egg. It’s on the gentleman’s tip that things get a bit unusual. The main part you see in the photo above is actually cod milt, aka seminal fluid, aka sperm.
Milt is considered a delicacy in Japanese and Russian cuisine, but it’s not often found in American food. Nonetheless, it’s very similar to caviar in flavor, and Schroeder dredged his in flour, fried it in olive oil and brown butter lemon sauce with capers, garlic and chili flake, and is serving it on garlic toast. Topped with an egg. Because, Valentine’s Day (215-271-7787).