Category Archives: pork

sous vide pork osso buco with crispy polenta

sous vide pork osso buco with crispy polenta

I've been mucking about almost constantly with my Sous Vide Supreme since unpacking it the other week. Pretty much every day the old silver box has been silently ticking away, gently cooking dinner. I'm starting to get the hang of it. sous vide lamb shanks with sticky port wine sauceFollowing on from steak and gammon, I read just about every post by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt on sous vide and attacked a battery of different … Continue Reading ››

pork & mushrooms with onion yorkshires and creamed onion gravy

pork with creamed onion gravy Snuggle down, because it's cold and wet out there. Time for a sausage 'n' starch dinner to both fill up and warm up. This started, as many of my recipes do, from a single ingredient and spiralled out from there. Knorr sent onion gravy pots to try. You whisk a blob of jelly into simmering water and it creates a savoury sauce. The flavour is nice although it has a faint flour back note to it. Some years ago in … Continue Reading ››
sweet and sour pork

sweet and sour pork

sweet and sour pork video on youtube I've been trying video recipes again. Sadly not at the luxurious Food@52 kitchens but in my own. Freedom Food are asking for people to come up with a video recipe featuring Freedom Food ingredients and Fairtrade produce, so I've gone with pork and pineapple to recreate that Chinese takeaway classic, sweet and sour pork. It takes around ten minutes to cook and is really versatile - you can swap out the pork for chicken or … Continue Reading ››
banh-mi-muffuleta

banh mi muffuleta

banh mi muffuletaGive me an excuse to do a posh sandwich, and I'm there. Inspired by a recipe in a recent issue of the Jamie magazine, this recipe crosses the Vietnamese baguette with the New Orleans superbap. Truth be told it's only a little of both, but gives you an idea where it's heading. One of my colleagues came round for lunch and I had to make this for him. He loves Asian inspired flavours so it was right up his street. This also … Continue Reading ››
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pork primavera

pork pepper primavera pasta Sometimes, dinner gets later and later. It was just one of those evenings of putting children to bed, getting haircuts and other chores. I didn't get started on this until 8.30pm, but we were eating by 8.45pm. You gotta love dinners like this, but it all starts from the storecupboard. If the basics aren't there, you're on to a loser. This one massively favours substitution: swap pork for any other meat, the peppers for any firm veg, and Comté cheese is not essential. As … Continue Reading ››