Spaghetti alla Carbonara


The name may come from the Italian word carbone meaning “coal”, alluding to the freshly ground black pepper which is an essential finishing touch to […]

Buttermilk Pancakes with Bacon, Apples and Whipped Maple Butter

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I cooked this plate of decadence on Mornings on Channel 9 on 30 May 2013 in the Battle of the Chefs against Tom Kime and won!

Makes 6 […]

Traditional Pork & Veal Ragu with Penne


Like many traditional Italian recipes, there are many ragu variations. My favourite version uses a mix of pork and veal mince (for flavor and sweetness), […]

Pork Dumplings


Also known as pot stickers, the filling can be made several hours ahead. Cook dumplings close to serving.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 5-10 minutes

450 g […]

Pork Larb


Serves 2 as an entree
Preparation and Cooking Time: 10 minutes

2 teaspoons olive oil
1-2 small red chillies (to taste), deseeded and finely chopped
1 clove garlic, finely […]

Pork Souvlaki with Skordalia

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Souvlaki (soo-vlah-kee) is the term used to describe “little skewers” of meat, usually pork, which are marinated and then grilled over a charcoal burner, all over […]

Alpine Macaroni or Aelplermagronen with Smoked Pork Loin (Kassler)

This is a traditional Swiss dish and is sometimes made without the potatoes, depending on region. The apple sauce is tradition. It is often served […]

Barbecue Pork Ribs


There are two types of spare ribs – the long, bony type from the ribs, often called American spare ribs. These have a lower flesh […]

Char Siew Pork


This is one of the wonders of traditional Chinese cuisine. Many recipes include red bean paste (or you can add a little tomato sauce), and […]

Gingered Rack of Pork


Servings: 4
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 45-50 minutes

1 kg rack of pork
1 tablespoon salt
4 desiree or pontiac potatoes, washed, left unpeeled and halved
1 tablespoon olive […]