Pork neck steak with pineapple coconut sauce

I often braise pork neck to the point that it falls apart, and then pull it with a fork and cook it down more with the braising sauce for ‘pulled pork’.  I decided this time to cut the pork neck in 1 inch (3 cm) steaks (sometimes referred to as pork scotch fillets, which is…

Banana bread with coconut

Lots of extra over-ripe bananas!   Ingredients 2/3 cup butter (~150 g) 1/3 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar grated lemon rind from 1 lemon 4 eggs 2.5 cups ripe banana (~4 large) 3.5 cups plain flour 5 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cinnamon 1 cup desiccated coconut   Cream the butter and…

Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies with coconut

I loved these as a kid. Heat in a saucepan until boiling:2 cups sugar4 Tb cocoa100 g (4 oz) dark chocolate150 g butter (1 stick)1/2 milk Once boiling, turn off the heat and mix with:1 cup peanut butter1 Tb vanilla extract2 cups oatmeal2 cups shredded coconut Spoon the mix onto wax paper and let cool….