The smokey meat feast

I’m not sure whether I have the time to describe everything involved in preparing and cooking the food for this party. 20, half are kids. But I’ll give the highlights and hopefully I’ll get to the specific details of each dish. Photos are below, but here are the highlights (unfortunately there are not photos of…

Seafood and smoked pork neck cream chowder

The original recipe was from the Delicious magazine, but altered a bit by what was available and what I thought would taste better!  The result is smoky, rich and creamy, and goes well with crusty bread on a cold day. Ingredients 1 medium brown onion, finely minced 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 250 g (1/2…

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…

Mexi-style slow-cooked braised pork neck

Pork neck is my latest favorite cut of pork. Slowly cooled, it melts in the mouth! 1 lb (2 kg) pork neckBrown all sides of the pork in a pan with a bit of oil. When nearly all browned, add into the pan1 large onion, diced3 garlic cloves, minced1 Anaheim chili, dried Once the onions…

Braised pork neck tacos

3 Lb (1.5 kg) pork neck, marinated in4 minced garlic cloves1 minced medium onion1/4 cup brown sugar2 tsp salt1.5 Tb paprika1.5 Tb cumin1.5 Tb coriander1 dried ancho pepper, minced1/4 tsp cardamom1/4 tsp cinnamon1/4 tsp allspice6 medium tomatoes, diced Take the pork neck out of the marinade, brown off in an oven safe, heavy pan. Add…