Category Archives: pork

pork and lamb ragu

slow cooked pork and lamb ragu

I had a great big clear out of the freezer and unearthed heaps of lamb and pork. Great big lamb shanks and chunks of pork all solid as rock and crying to be used up. I couldn't resist the opportunity to make a slow cooked pork and lamb ragu. Kinda traditional style, but I used a few Knorr flavour pots to kick things along. If you don't have stock pots, add about 6 cloves of crushed garlic and a tablespoon of dried Italian herbs such as oregano, basil, or parsley. I didn't even have an … Continue Reading ››
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┬ásince 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,┬áthis 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 ››