Pork Chops with Sage Salt, Purple Potatoes and Cracklings

Recently I needed to cook some pork chops for dinner. These are delicious thick ones from free-range pigs courtesy of the local Yonder Way Farm. It was mid-week on a school night and I needed them to be cooked pretty quickly for dinner along with some fried rice. No time for sous vide-ing for anContinue reading “Pork Chops with Sage Salt, Purple Potatoes and Cracklings”

Under Pressure: Fried Pig Tail, Deviled Quail Egg, Beans and Sauce Ravigote

  Making something delicious out of “scraps” is one of the pleasures of cooking. It’s simple to make a piece of steak or a chop appetizing, but transforming an admittedly ugly-looking piece of pig – a tail in this case- into a dish worthy of a classy fine dining restaurant needs technique and some creativity. So, when a friendContinue reading “Under Pressure: Fried Pig Tail, Deviled Quail Egg, Beans and Sauce Ravigote”