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Category Archives: Pork and veal

Meatballs in an Almond Sauce

Spanish Meatballs in Almond Sauce As reinforcement to my New Year resolutions I have a pile of cookbooks on the table beside the couch, so now, no matter how lazy … Continue reading

February 7, 2019 · 11 Comments

Vietnamese Crepes : bánh xèo

I love Vietnamese food. The fresh herbs, the hot sweet and salty sauces, the intense kick of lime and the crunch of raw vegetables are a delicious counterpoint to rich … Continue reading

June 14, 2018 · 22 Comments

Why Brine Pork Chops?

“to brine or not to brine that is the question…” Blogging about food has opened my eyes to a wide divergence of tastes and ideas about food. Cultural influences are … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 · 29 Comments

Charred Pineapple Pork with Sweetened Black Rice Vinegar

It wasn’t until I was part way through the preparation of this dish for the first time that I realised that I was essentially making sweet and sour pork. Prejudiced … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 27 Comments

Meaty thoughts….

In the past few months there’s been a flood of information in the Australian media focussing on the ethics of eating meat.  I’ve absorbed a whole raft of information, some … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · 38 Comments

Dongpo Pork

You may recall me mentioning Chinese regional cookbook author Fuchsia Dunlop earlier this month. Tuned into my local intelligent radio station while attending to boring domestic chores, I dropped everything … Continue reading

October 27, 2016 · 29 Comments

Wine Braised Pork Shoulder

Buying an indulgent ingredient to use just a small amount in a single recipe may seem indulgent, but I justified the expense knowing I’d be motivated to start experimenting with … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 23 Comments