Pork

Caldo Puch

Caldo Puch is a family heirloom recipe from Barcelona prepared like arrozcaldo but instead of beef or chicken its main ingredients are pork, chicken breast, squid, shrimp, clams, green peas and crisped bacon in a tomato-based sauce. You may not have heard of this dish but if you are related,...

Gamjatang

Gamjatang is a spicy Korean pork bone soup prepared by slowly simmering pork bones until soup is milky in consistency then seasoned with Korean seasonings like gochugaru and gochujang. You might have recognised this dish if you have been into a Korean restaurant, that red soup broth that is served...

Salted Duck Egg and Bacon Pasta 1

Salted Duck Egg and Bacon Pasta

Salted Duck Egg and Bacon Pasta is a type of Filipino fusion pasta dish where spaghetti is served on a sauce made with salted duck egg yolks and bacon oil. During the old days salted duck eggs in the Philippine cuisine is just used as a side dish where it...

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae 1

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae

Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae us a Korean stew of pork belly, tofu and vegetables cooked in an anchovy-based broth seasoned with gochujang. We discovered this dish recently when we dined in at a Korean restaurant here in Auckland called Obar and ordered it. While we had made some beef...

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce 1

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce

Bacon Scallops with Lemon Butter Sauce is a simple dish of pan seared scallops served on a lemon butter emulsified sauce topped with crispy bacon bits. Last week I saw this nice looking scallops at the supermarket, it’s not the usual small shelled scallops here in New Zealand as these...

Asian Style Pulled Pork Sliders 1

Asian Style Pulled Pork Sliders

Asian Style Pulled Pork Sliders is a type of sliders prepared using a fusion of Asian and Western ingredients to produce this very tasty and delicious treat of melt in your mouth pulled pork in a lightly toasted slider bun. My team at work loves food, I can safely say...

Bacon Bones and Potato Soup 1

Bacon Bones and Potato Soup

Bacon Bones and Potato Soup is a rich creamy soup dish prepared with Bacon Bones slowly cooked until meat falls of the bone together with carrots, potatoes, celery and onions on a cream soup base Bacon Bones may look like leftover scraps from preparing good pork cuts but this smoked...

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Pata Bihon

Pata Bihon is a Filipino dish of stir-fried rice noodles called bihon cooked with the sauce from pata tim, a slowly simmered pork leg on sweet and savoury soy sauce infused with Asian aromatics. Stir fried noodle dish that is served and flavoured with gelatinous sticky gravy from the slowly...

Hong Ma 1

Hong Ma

Hong Ma is a Filipino Chinese dish of pork belly braised on a sweet soy sauce mixture with shiitake mushrooms and Asian aromatics I guess all of the Filipinos out there probably know what Humba is, but how about Hong Ma have you heard about this dish? Well if not,...

Chilli Bacon Lime Roasted Cauliflower 1

Chilli Bacon Lime Roasted Cauliflower

Chilli Bacon Lime Roasted Cauliflower is an easy side dish of roasted cauliflower seasoned with garlic and chilli dressed in scallion lime juice served with crispy bacon bits. Last night I saw some leftover cauliflower on my vegetable bin and was wondering what to make out of it, so it...