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…

pizza night!

Home-made pizzas are so much fun…and the girls love to make them…their favorite is bacon and pineapple, and of course we used my home-cured bacon!  Pizza dough recipe and toppings below… The dough is the easiest to make…I prefer to make it 1-2 days ahead, if possible, but a few hours is okay.  I use…

Jerk-style pork cutlets with pineapple salsa and roasted potatoes

Belinda found the recipe. It was yummy but not the strongest of flavours, and not spicy because I omitted the chile for the girls. Place the following in a food processor and purée:1/2 red onion 3 cloves garlic1 medium chunk ginger1 small bunch parsley1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp allspice1/2 tsp cloves1/2 tsp nutmeg2 Tb brown sugarJuice…

Pineapple salsa

1 pineapple, chopped in small pieces1 red onion, finely diced1 minced garlic clove1/4 cup minced coriander leaf (cilantro)2 Tb minced mint leaves1/4 cup cider vinegar2 Tb honey1 Tb salt Mix all ingredients and let sit overnight in fridge before serving.

Grilled chicken wraps with avocado, pineapple and corn salsa

Belinda cooked last night (I grilled the chicken though). The girls love wraps. It’s such an easy way to squeeze all sorts of goodness into one bite! 3 chicken breast fillets, dry rubbed with 1 Tb ground cumin 1 Tb smoked paprika salt and black pepper to taste For the salsa, mix together 1 avocado,…