pork

RECIPE: Slow Cooked Italian Pork Ragu

RECIPE: Slow Cooked Italian Pork Ragu

Cooking this recipe in my humble little Coburg kitchen I could easily have been in the Appenine foothills in central Italy, with the warm Italian sun cascading through a rickety wooden door onto a flour-dusted flagstone floor. Chickens clucking in the courtyard, bottles of passata […]

PARTY RECIPE: Mini Sausage Rolls

PARTY RECIPE: Mini Sausage Rolls

Upon first arriving in Australia I was faced with this uncanny same-same-but-different feeling everywhere I went. An eerie, unsettling feeling that pervaded those most mundane of tasks like food shopping. The supermarkets were filled with identical products that had very slight name changes, like Weetbix […]

Ultimate pulled pork wraps

Ultimate pulled pork wraps

You couldn’t go anywhere in 2014 without seeing some version of the pulled pork slider on a menu. ‘Dude food’ was at peak explosion, taking over Melbourne and saturating menus with the likes of sticky coca cola chicken wings and triple tier cheese burgers. As […]

Pork Meatballs with Sesame Noodles

Pork Meatballs with Sesame Noodles

It’s funny, as a child I would never eat pork. My most hated food stuff in the world was the dreaded pork chop. Oh how times have changed! The turning point came when I discovered how to slow roast pork – that mouth meltingly pulled […]

How to Cook the Perfect Slow Roast Pork

How to Cook the Perfect Slow Roast Pork

There’s nothing to this slow roast pork dish. Really. You need a piece of shoulder pork and an oven that can reach temperatures of hot and warm. I have said it previously, but as a child I wouldn’t eat pork – especially roast pork. I […]

RECIPE: Spanish Potato Tortilla w/ Black Pudding

RECIPE: Spanish Potato Tortilla w/ Black Pudding

My Dad is a huge fan of a Spanish tortilla or omelette. In fact, the first time he met my now husband, almost the first words out of his mouth were “are you hungry?”, to which the answer was a resounding ‘yes’. He proceeded to […]