Slow Braised Chile Pork Tacos

This is an improvised adaptation of a mexican classic, the humble taco. Succulent tender pork shoulder, slow braised in a dark marinade of mexican spices then forked apart and served in a soft warm tortilla with fresh guacamole and coriander. Disfrute de esta mis amigos! YOU WILL NEED: Some quality …

Bacon Week

It’s National Bacon Week here in Australia! Did I even know this existed until today? NO! Was I happy that I was …

Greenvale Farm, Victoria

This post goes out to all my fellow pork enthusiasts in Victoria. A close friend has just passed me what could be …

BIG RED Bacon

On the weekend, I had the pleasure of meeting David Hohnen, aka ‘Farmer Dave’ at the Margaret River Farmer’s Market. David’s adventures …

Maple Cured Apple Smoked Bacon

With the first round of bacon distributed to all my friends and its comforting companionship now nothing more than a distant memory, …

Good Snag Bad Snag

In this post I thought we could take a rather crude look into the realm of sausages to identify some of the …

The Better Bacon Book

Sometimes something comes along that changes everything. This time, that something is The Better Bacon Book by Brooklyn based chef Tom Mylan.  …

Tagliatelle Carbonara Recipe

Carbonara is derived from the italian word carbonaro or ‘charcoal burner’. Among many theories as to its origin, is thought to have been then …

Pork Enthusiast’s Pork Pie

I’ve recently been given a great new book, Pig: A Passion for Pork, by Johnnie Mountain (yes that’s really his name) and was inspired …

World’s Largest Pig Collection

Just when you think you’ve seen everything, you discover that not only are there people who collect pig related merchandise, there is …

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