Braised Beef Neck In Merlot/Mushroom Sauce With Bread Dumpling (Geschmorter Rindernacken In Merlot/Champignon-Soße Und Semmelknödel)

> > > The texture of beef neck is absolutely stunning. I wish I’d be able to buy just a slab of the meat, without the bones. That would make the perfect goulash or braised roast. In the meantime, I’ll just have to make do with the neck bones and the meat on them. They […]

Pig’s Feet Souse ( Love It Or Hate It )

> > Pig’s feet  are not everybody’s cup of tea, but for those of us who love them, they are a special treat. I prepare them quite often, in stews, steamed, braised, Asian style, Latin style, German style; any way is fine with me 🙂 The following dish is Caribbean Style Souse, as I enjoyed it many moon’s […]

A Pig And A Hoagie

> < < > This  meal started out to become a traditional Asian-style braised pork belly dish, served with steamed rice and some kind of green vegetables. However, after starting the belly, I changed my mind and decided to go with another sandwich, because…….why not ? 🙂 > Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! […]

“WhatAPig” – Pork & Peppers On Baguette

> > Every  so often, a quick sandwich is all I need to satisfy my culinary cravings. The range of sandwiches I enjoy is wide and spans from a simple ham & cheese sandwich to the most elaborate lobster roll, foie gras on toast and anything in-between. Today I feasted on such a typical “in-between” sandwich […]

Pig’s Tail Souse

: : How  many folks have actually tried pig’s tails? Not many in this part of the world I assume. In my opinion, pigs tails are one of the best parts of the pig, but sadly underutilized in the  “civilized world”, were we tend to discard secondary cuts or feed them to the animals (lucky […]

Roasted Suckling Pig

> > Leftover  suckling pig from last night, re-heated, sprinkled with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper and served for today’s lunch with mustard, horseradish, sour dough bread and a couple of Negra Modelo 🙂 Bon Appetit !   Life is Good ! > > > > > > > > >

Roasted Piglet

> > Once  in a while I like to roast a whole pig. When Maria was still alive and we had once or twice a month a party at the house for 30 or 40 friend’s, I usually cooked two 45 pounder. Last night I only had one friend over for dinner at 9.30 pm […]

Pigs Tail And Potato Curry, Naan & Cucumber Raita

> > Some folks are probably scratching their head, going “WTF” (what he food 🙂 ) when reading this. But hey, I love pigs tail and curries of any style. Pigs tails – not everybody’s cup of tea                                read about […]

Pigs Trotter In Fermented Bean Sauce

. . Pig’s Feet.  Patitas.  Manos de cerdo. Pigs Trotters.  Schweine fuesse. Prepared in a stew, pickled, boiled, in a aspic, hot, cold. . You name it, I love it. On the weekend I have increased my repertoire by yet another version, this one being my new favorite. The preparation is minimal and the final […]

Congee With Smoked Pig’s Tails & Vegetables

. . Rice Porridge. First thing that comes to mind is probably baby food or hospital gruff. Most folk’s would never think of ordering it from a menu in a restaurant, much less wake up and crave it for breakfast, if they hadn’t tasted or at least seen it before. Now, let’s try again : Congee. Lúgaw. […]