Authentic Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Authentic Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

I know I have shared my love of pork with you before, but today the dish of my affections is slow cooker pork carnitas. When we were travelling through Mexico this dish was one of my favourite to buy from the street markets. Typically there would be a large pot of pork carnitas meat next to a grill. Continue reading

Texas BBQ Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Texas BBQ Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Hello, my name is Julie, I have a confession, I am a pulled pork addict. It has been two days since my last binge. I think about pork all the time, its not just pulled pork I crave. I have fantasies about suckling pig or charcoal BBQ pork in a tasty rub. I love crackle, slow cooked pork Continue reading

Easy Pork Adobo with Creamy Mashed Potato

Easy Pork Adobo with Creamy Mashed Potato

I have to share the delicious recipe of Adobo with our readers! While in Australia, I had the pleasure of tasting Julie's melt-in-your-mouth slow cooked kangaroo dish. This visit was host to a handful of firsts in my life. This included seeing a kangaroo, photographing a kangaroo...and yes, Continue reading

Sisig – Arguably the Best Pork Dish

Sisig – Arguably the Best Pork Dish

Hello, dear GG readers! The title of this post is huge - Sisig - Arguably the Best Pork Dish. Wow, that's a mouthful and so is this dish! For my first ever published attempt to actually "cook" something, I hope I live up to the title's rep. For the love of Gourmet Getaways, its avid readers Continue reading

Chinese Braised Pork Belly

Chinese Braised Pork Belly

Regular readers may know that from time to time students from other countries join our family for a “homestay”. For the last ten weeks Niki, from China has been a part of our family. She has taught me to cook a lot of Chinese dishes. I had been craving a dish that a previous student had made Continue reading

Shouga-yaki

Shouga-yaki

The main course for this evenings meal is Shouga-yaki. Our Japanese student Mana and her friends Tomo and Mayumi are teaching us how to cook some of their favourite traditional Japanese meals. I am watching and taking photographs and notes to that I can share them on my website and recreate these Continue reading

Chinese Steamed Pork Buns

Chinese Steamed Pork Buns

These tasty little snacks have been a long time coming.  I promised them to hubby about two weeks ago but have not had a chance to make them.  In our house they have become known as “love buns” because I am only making them because I know how much my husband likes them, and I love my Continue reading

Chinese BBQ Char Siu Pork

Chinese BBQ Char Siu Pork

Week 44 Chinese After a night out with the girls which started at home with a bottle “Two Tails Villard Blanc” and ended in the early hours of the morning, I have decided to dedicate this week’s cookbook challenge to my gorgeous husband, who I love dearly. This is the man who answers the call Continue reading

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