TODAY AT “CHEZ BELLA” – Pork Knuckle (Schweins Haxe)

: : For this most-easy to prepare, super delicious meal, just simmer one large knuckle in salt and pepper-seasoned water (about 2 to 3 hours) until tender, but NOT falling apart. DONE ! 🙂 Serve with mustard and / horseradish, rustic bread, sauerkraut, sauteed potatoes, dumplings, or whatever tickles your fancy. 🙂 : Bon Appétit […]

Around The World In 20 Minutes – Pork Neck Steak, Chilies, Onions And Bucatini With Herbs & Parmigiano Reggiano

: ; : Fusion cooking at it´s finest and most delicious : Arachis Oil from South America (Peru or Brasil), Bucatini and Tomato Paste from Italy, Pork Neck Steak from Germany, Hoisin Sauce and Soy Sauce from China, smoked Paprika from Spain, Mirin from Japan, Maggi Seasoning from Switzerland and Chiles from Mexico. Prep time, […]

Beef & Pork Stew with Sausages, Potatoes, Spätzle and Veggies

: : : I LOVE soups and stew of any kind, but served from a pretty serving dish like this will bring even the most simple soup or stew to a higher level 🙂 : Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! : : Click here to read about  ARROGANCE & NARCISSISM OF THE HIGHEST […]

Pork Congee – (猪肉粥) – (Pork Porridge)

: . : : Click here for more  Pork  on  ChefsOpinion : Click here for more  Pig  on  ChefsOpinion : Click here for more  Congee  on  ChefsOpinion : : P.S. There is an extensive article about congee from around the world below the following pictures : : Bon Appétit !   Life is Good ! : […]

Pork Nirvana – “Schweinebraten Mit Kartoffelsalat & Bratensaft” – (Roast Pork With Potato Salad & Jus)

: : : : First of all, a word of warning: This is NOT your typical American-or Latin –style, super-long cooked roast pork. This is German / Bavarian-style roast pork, very juicy (no need to drown it in sauce to be able to swallow it), very delicious pork with a wonderful texture, more like a […]

Schweinehaxe (Pork Knuckle)

: : : Pork knuckles have many fans and admirers around the world, yet, despite so many folks loving to eat them in restaurants (especially German restaurants or, if the opportunity presents itself, at the most famous “Knucklefest” of them all, Munich’s Oktoberfest 🙂 , very few people prepare them at home, especially in the […]

Chinese Pork Dumplings In Tamarind Broth

> > > Chinese dumplings in soup – there must be a thousand and one variations. Different stuffings, different shapes, different wrappers to enclose the dumplings, dumplings without wrappers (spherical), different broths/soups, thick soups, clear soups, different vegetables to include in the soups, etc, etc, etc. Then there are all the other Asian countries who have […]

Grilled Pork Belly & Green Asparagus

> > > One of the greatest mysteries in our Universe is without doubt the fact that pork belly is not the most popular food there is ! In my opinion, it should be treasured and respected with the likes of caviar, foie gras and lobster. 🙂 It certainly is a delicacy if prepared by […]

Goan Tandoori Pork Ribs With Aloo Palak

> > Goan food is much influenced by the Portuguese, so the ingredients and seasoning often differ a bit from the usual Indian suspects. In the 70’s I spend a few months in Goa, living in cheap housing right on the beach. If one was able to forego typical western luxuries such as A/C, running water […]