Ram-Don (Jjapaguri) with Hoisin Pulled Pork

In 2020, the Korean film Parasite cleaned up at the Academy Awards, taking home four Oscars, including the first Best Picture awarded to a foreign language film. Watching it on Netflix, this dark comedy certainly gave us some tense and uncomfortable moments, but the most compelling for DP and me was the scene where theContinue reading “Ram-Don (Jjapaguri) with Hoisin Pulled Pork”

Green Chile & Hominy Stew

Happy New Year everyone. I think it’s fitting to say goodbye to 2020 and welcome 2021 with food that signifies progress and forward movement. So DP and I are ringing in the new year with what has quickly become one of our favorite pork stews. I love Pozole, and DP’s been talking about making HatchContinue reading “Green Chile & Hominy Stew”

Reveillon Tourtière (Acadian Meat Pie)

It’s been years since I’ve made Reveillon Tourtière. So this Christmas I thought I’d brush off the old recipe and give the photos a facelift. This is a traditional meat pie that originated with 17th century French Acadian settlers of Eastern Canada and New England. On Christmas eve, or Reveillon, the family would attend midnight massContinue reading “Reveillon Tourtière (Acadian Meat Pie)”

Berkshire Pork Ragu Bianco

Weekends for us are all about fast cars and slow food.  Last week DP and I celebrated the first Formula One Grand Prix at Mugello by having a little Tuscan themed race day.  We opened the windows of our little New York apartment and imagined being outside at the track, crammed next to fellow tifosi, hearing the roar ofContinue reading “Berkshire Pork Ragu Bianco”

Pork Banh Mi Lettuce Wraps

Today’s lunchbox of Banh Mi Lettuce Wraps, features a wheat-free, slow roasted variation of Sam Sifton’s Slow Cooker Pork Tacos with Hoisin and Ginger.  If we can’t get gluten-free hoisin sauce, I make a substitute of Tamari, brown sugar, and some fruit preserves.  Since we don’t have a slow cooker, I also modify the preparation for slow roastingContinue reading “Pork Banh Mi Lettuce Wraps”