My husband and I returned recently from a wonderful trip to Puerto Rico. While there we fell in love with “empanadas de pollo” (chicken pies), that we found at roadside stands along Route 3. Here is a version we came up with once we returned–delicious!
Chef John's Porchetta
We’re going to simplify traditional porchetta by making a smaller, simpler version using pork shoulder. It makes a great sandwich, especially topped with some fried, crispy pancetta.
October 23, 2013
Chinese Braised Pork Belly
This dish is called red-cooked pork, or hong shao rou in Mandarin. It’s delicious served on steamed buns or over rice. Caramelized sugar, star anise, and sherry give the braising liquid a complex flavor, and a combination of soy sauce and molasses gives the finished sauce its rich, mahogany color. Serve on steamed buns (such […]
January 11, 2018
Swedish Dream Cookies
Delicate melt in your mouth almond coconut cookie. Baker’s ammonia (ammonium bicarbonate) is also known as hartshorn. It is an old form of leaving that was mainly used before the arrival of baking powder. During baking it releases an unpleasant odor, that does not affect the taste of the cookies. It can be found in […]
October 10, 1999