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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 …

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 …

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 …

Iberico Jamon de Bellota

In the grand scheme of things, very few european pigs have the luxury of growing up on pasture. The Iberian pig of …

ice cream made with prosciutto

Prosciutto Ice Cream

I’ve tasted a few unusual ice cream flavours in my time, in one of my earliest food experiments as a child I …

Bacon from barossa valley cooking

Barossa Fine Foods Gourmet Bacon

Surprisingly, I had something of a hankering for some tasty bacon over the weekend. I was perusing the smallgoods section at Fresh …

Pork braciole at Voyager Estate

I recently had the great pleasure of tasting a delicious italian inspired dish prepared under the guidance of Executive Chef, Nigel Harvey …

Good Pork Bad Pork

Known by my friends as a pork fanatic, I’m often asked, “How can I tell whether the pork I am looking at …

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