Category Archives: Pork

Vietnamese pork shoulder with caramel sauce

Yesterday was a cold, cloudy, and misty day, perfect for making a slow-cooked savory dish. Here, pork shoulder is braised in coconut water and caramel sauce until tender. Green chiles and other aromatic herbs complete the recipe. I made lots … Continue reading

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Pork-flavored mushrooms with fermented black beans is now exactly one month old, and I’m humbled and pleased by the number of hits and follows so far. Thanks everyone for the comments and the “likes.” I really appreciate it. It’s been a stressful week at work, … Continue reading

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Broccoli with pork, shallots, and black bean chili sauce

Western broccoli isn’t a staple in China. In fact, I’ve only seen people eating broccoli once in Beijing, and it was a table of Scandinavians at Da Dong Roast Duck Restaurant where western tourists were the rule. Still, broccoli is too … Continue reading

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