Tag Archives: Pork

From The Italian Trattoria. Parmesan, Parsley and Lemon Crumbed Pork Cotoletta.

To me late Spring is synonymous with warm days and balmy evenings.  Time to throw open the doors to enjoy long, leisurely, al fresco evening meals outside. This calls for simple, unfussy platters of rustic food. Big on flavour but … Continue reading

Posted in Pork, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

For The Charcuterie Plate. A Rustic Farmhouse Terrine.

This week I got a little ahead of myself. My husband likes nothing better than to sit down to a long leisurely lunch with a good bottle of wine and a beautifully presented charcuterie plate filled with an array of … Continue reading

Posted in Baked, Pork, Poultry, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Another Winter Warmer. Sticky Soy And Honey Roasted Pork Belly with Crisp Crackle.

Slow roasted pork belly has always been a favourite in our home. Meltingly tender with a crisp crackle crust. In summer we enjoy our pork belly with a refreshing vinaigrette based coleslaw. In Winter, however, we turn to a richer … Continue reading

Posted in Pork, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Recipe Idea Under 400 Calories. Lions Head Meatballs With Bok Choy and Shitake Mushrooms.

Meatballs are a perennial favourite in our house, managing to hit the spot with each family member. No mean feat considering the pickiness of their individual palates and food preferences. Fast days always throw up a particularly interesting challenge,  my … Continue reading

Posted in Pork, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Thai Street Food At Home. Pad See Ew. Soy Sauce Stir Fried Rice Noodles.

This simple stir fry is always popular in our house. Soy Sauce Stir Fried Rice Noodles may be ubiquitous Thai street food popularly prepared at road side stalls all over Thailand, but they’re also a staple fixture on Thai restaurant … Continue reading

Posted in Marinades, Pastes and Dressings, Pork, Rice, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Dude Food. Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Sliders With Asian Slaw.

I think I may have just found a new way to gain favour and influence over my teenage son. As anyone with an adolescent boy in their house will tell you they seem to be perpetually hungry and always on … Continue reading

Posted in Pork, Small Bites, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

The Summer Edition. Barbecued Ribs, Two Ways. Rack or Belly. With Dara’s Asian Inspired Marinade

Our son’s all time favourite meals is ribs. Caveman style. Huge meaty racks of them, covered in a sticky marinade, braised in the oven until soft and tender, and finished on the barbecue until nicely charred and lightly caramelised. As … Continue reading

Posted in Marinades, Pastes and Dressings, Pork, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Meal Idea Under 400 Calories. Spicy Chinese Style Roasted Green Beans With Stir Fried Pork.

Inspired by a glorious platter of Szechuan green beans recently enjoyed at a favourite Chinese restaurant, this meal idea is incredibly tasty and  highly addictive. Traditionally the beans are deep fried in hot oil until blistered, then stir fried with … Continue reading

Posted in Pork, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 400 Calories. Roasted Pork Sirloin Steak With Ratatouille.

Fasting is so much easier in the warmer months with an abundance of fresh produce available. I’ve always loved ratatouille a traditional French Provencal dish bursting with the fresh summer flavours of eggplant, zucchini, capsicum, onions and tomatoes. Light and … Continue reading

Posted in Pork, Vegetables, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 300 Calories. Pork, Mushroom and Broccolini Rice Paper Rolls With a Sweet Chilli Lime Dipping Sauce.

A new fast day. A new 5-2 fast day recipe idea. Day one of jumping back on the 5-2 wagon was nowhere near as difficult as I had anticipated. Perhaps this time  it was a little easier as I knew … Continue reading

Posted in Pork, Small Bites, What I Love to Cook | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments