Came across this Mexican recipe while Googling “smoked ham hocks”. My butcher gets me a steady supply of them, so I felt the need to experiment with a new, hearty comfort food. Viva Mexico!
Archive for May, 2009
Finding fresh, organic produce in the city and suburbs is getting easier, thanks to farmer’s markets like the Village Market. Mike Lanigan’s the man, offering home-grown organic produce at this location for years.
I’m not a huge fan of tofu, but I do love fried tofu puffs. They’re great in a stirfry and they soak up whatever flavours you throw at them. They’re also perfect for stuffing.
I tend to obsess a bit over bacon, ham hocks, trotters, prosciutto and other exquisite pork products, but this recipe is all about pancetta. Is there anything that tastes better than slices of rolled up, salt cured pork belly?
For Valentine’s Day, I treated my wife to a surprise Thai dinner. Forget the chocolates and flowers – nothing says “I love you” quite like crustaceans. Yeah, that’s right, you heard me. I gave my wife crabs for Valentine’s Day.