Oven Roasted Pigs Head Lechon

Serves 6-8 | 6½ – 7 hours cooking | 15 mins preparation | Overnight in fridge While we cook with the heart sometimes we have to use the head, or to be more precise a pigs head in this case. With crispy ears and meaty snout and cheeks a pigs head provides a variety of…

Crispy pork belly – using belly slices

Serves 2 | 40 mins cooking | 10 mins preparation Single large pieces of pork belly are not always available in the supermarket or they have already been smothered in some sort of sauce so for those times I compromise and use pork belly slices. the cooking process is largely the same for doing a…

Mamon with cream cheese

Makes 12-16 | 25 mins cooking | 35 mins preparation Soft delicate fluffy mamon with a hint of cream cheese Ingredients 100g cream cheese 70g butter 1/2 cup milk 2tbsp sunflower oil 7 egg yolks 7 egg whites 1 cup flour 3/4tbsp baking powder 1 cup sugar 1/4tsp lemon juice Method Place the cream cheese,…

Roast Pork Shoulder Porchetta

Serves 4 | 3hrs 30mins cooking | 25 mins preparation Traditionally in Italy, porchetta is a whole young pig filled with lots of fresh herbs and slow-roasted. As it’s unlikely we need to feed enough people to justify a whole piglet we can get a similar effect with boneless pork shoulder or belly pork. Ingredients…

Half Gurkha Chicken Curry

Serves 4 | 1hr 15 mins cooking | 10 mins preparation Looking for something different to do with chicken thighs I came across a recipe by Jamie Oliver for Gurkha Chicken Curry. As normal with lots of these chef’s recipe’s unless I know ahead of time and plan my shopping to make their recipe’s I…