One of the first dishes I have in mind when the days start to get colder, is Mac and Cheese. While the basic combination of cooked pasta and cheese sauce is always tasty and warming, to make it more interesting, Continue reading “Mac and Cheese with Peppers and Bacon”
Pork Meatballs with Coconut Milk and Peanut Butter Curry Sauce
With the days finally getting a bit cooler, it feels it’s time to start cooking warmer dishes. However, it’s still not really cold enough for heavier and heartier dishes, so I’ve decided on meatballs with a relatively light sauce. Continue reading “Pork Meatballs with Coconut Milk and Peanut Butter Curry Sauce”
There are many ways of preparing ribs, and most of them require lengthy cooking or grilling time. This time, I was looking for a shorter way to prepare them, and decided to check the pressure cooker method, as it cuts the cooking time substantially. Continue reading “Glazed Ribs”
Minced Pork with Coconut Milk and Curry
Minced pork dishes are known in different Asian cuisines. This quick way of cooking the meat, with lots of flavors and fresh ingredients, makes it perfect for a light lunch.
The version I have here was heavily inspired by the Thai cuisine, but it doesn’t follow any traditional recipe, and cannot be considered authentic/ethnic by any means. Continue reading “Minced Pork with Coconut Milk and Curry”
Vietnamese Sandwich with Braised Pork Belly
Bánh mì (“bread” in Vietnamese”) sandwich is fusion at its best, as it combines Vietnamese-Asian flavors with French ones. It became a popular street food in Saigon around the 50’s, and from there its popularity spread around the world. Continue reading “Vietnamese Sandwich with Braised Pork Belly”
BLT Sandwich and Salad
BLT stands for Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato, which are placed between two slices of toasted white bread spread with mayonnaise. It is one of the most popular American sandwiches, and by now is known in many other countries as well. The very simple combination of the main ingredients works so well together, with the saltiness of the bacon, slight acidity and sweetness of the tomatoes and the fresh and crisp lettuce. Continue reading “BLT Sandwich and Salad”
Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Peaches and Rosemary Compound Butter
Serving whole roasted pork tenderloin (also known as pork fillet) makes for an impressive dinner. It is also a cut that requires short preparation and cooking time, so it is one of my preferred options when it comes to easy entertaining. Continue reading “Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Peaches and Rosemary Compound Butter”
Pan seared Sweet and Spicy Pork Chops and Endive
Unlike last week’s time consuming recipe, this week I have for you a very quick and easy to prepare dinner, which nevertheless has lots of flavor and different textures.
This “all in one pan” dish is not a recipe per se, but more of an idea for improvising with whatever ingredients you have at hand. Continue reading “Pan seared Sweet and Spicy Pork Chops and Endive”