Fahrenheit/Indigo Prophecy – Steak and Fries
Today marks a very special day in both my gaming and personal life, a day when the two finally came together. Fahrenheit (or Indigo Prophecy as it’s called in the USA) was the first game I ever played with A, and today is our seven year anniversary. Since then, we’ve played many games together including Quantic Dream’s other incredible offering, Heavy Rain. For me, Quantic Dream offer more than just games - they offer journeys.
Steak and Fries is the abandoned meal at Doc’s Diner during the introduction to Fahrenheit, an unsettlingly wholesome all-American touch in a world that dwindles into madness. So I thought what better meal to present on the anniversary of entering a similar world of madness; a gaming relationship with me.
This recipe serves 2.
What you will need: A large bowl, a large, deep frying pan, a slotted spoon, a colander, kitchen/paper towels, and a griddle pan.
2-3 Potatoes (Russet, Maris Piper or King Edward)
2 Organic Beef Steak Medallions (or any steak you like)
1 Garlic Clove
Making the Fries:
- Peel the potatoes and trim the rounded tops and bottoms off. Chop the potatoes in half length-ways, and then cut into French-fry shaped slices.
- Place the fries into a large bowl of water and allow them to steep for 30 minutes. Drain the fries and rinse them well, then pat dry with paper towels.
- Meanwhile, heat a good amount of oil in a large pan. To test the oil to see when it’s ready drop a small piece of potato into the oil. When the potato goes brown, remove it from the pan, and the oil is ready to use!
- In small batches, submerge the fries into the hot oil for 1-2 minutes, then remove and dry on paper towels.
- Once the fries are dry and cool, put them into the oil again until crisp and golden brown. Spoon them out onto fresh paper towels and sprinkle with a little salt.
Preparing the Steak:
- Make sure you allow your steak to rest at room temperature for about 30 minutes before cooking. On a high heat, warm a griddle pan.
- Rub a little salt and pepper into the steak then place in the pan. Cook it to your taste, evenly on both sides.
- When you turn it over, rub a clove of garlic and some fresh rosemary into the cooked side. Serve with the fries, and a soft drink (and a coffee, if you’re feeling mysterious).
Luckily (or unfortunately) I don’t eat meat, so A was more than happy to devour the two steaks, and nothing beats crispy home-made fries. As for the anniversary, I’m hoping to do some seducing by playing what sounds like cheesy Nickleback on a guitar. It worked for Lucas Kane, after all [Explicit Content – NSFW]. Or maybe we’ll just play Borderlands 2.
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