Tag Archives: Pork

The 5-2 Challenge. An Asian Inspired Pork Larb Salad With Ground Toasted Rice.

Larb is a minced meat salad popular in Thailand, and is widely regarded as the national dish of its neighbouring country, Laos. Most commonly made with pork, chicken or beef. Seasoned with lime, chilli, fish sauce, ground toasted rice and … Continue reading

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Another Offering From The Japanese Izakaya. Butabara. Grilled Pork Belly Skewers With Green Spring Onion.

It’s Spring, and the weather has been unseasonably warm. The perfect excuse to fire up the barbecue. My family has a penchant for anything marinated, skewered and grilled. No doubt a consequence of many a visit to the Japanese izakaya … Continue reading

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Comfort Eating At Its Best. Pork Wonton Soup With Deep Fried Tofu Puffs And Shredded Snow Peas.

This must be my family’s all time favourite soup. Comfort eating at its very best. Simple to prepare. Delicious to eat. Combining three fabulous ingredients. Chicken soup, pork wonton and deep fried tofu puffs. Homemade chicken soup is pretty much … Continue reading

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The 5-2 Challenge. A Hearty Winter Meal. Pot Roasted Pork Scotch Fillet with Onions and Sweet Potato.

Due to the Queen’s Birthday long weekend and a diary full of commitments, this week I have had to complete both my fast days in close proximity  with a single feast day in between. I don’t know if it was … Continue reading

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Channelling Maisen. Pork Tonkatsu At Home

Tonkatsu. Panko crumbed and fried pork cutlet. Served with shredded cabbage and special sauce. Crisp, crunchy and delicious. For a truly decadent tonkatsu experience in Tokyo we like to visit Maisen in Omotesando. Just around the corner from Shibuya. Famous … Continue reading

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From the Vietnamese Imperial Court. Spring Rolls With Pork, Crab and Prawns.

Something substantial to serve with drinks.  From the Vietnamese Imperial Court. Spring Rolls with  pork, prawn and crab no less. Fit for an emperor. Crisp, crunchy and delicious. And so easy to prepare. All the work is in the preparation … Continue reading

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Pork, Prawn and Shiitake Mushroom San Choi Bau with Roasted Peanuts

I had forgotten about this little gem of a recipe, until reminded by my daughters last week. Chinese Pork, Prawn and Shiitake Mushroom San Choi Bau.  Served in lettuce cups with a sprinkling of  chopped roasted peanuts for crunch. I used to make … Continue reading

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