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Hog roast party for teeny boppers in Liverpool.

I have done many hog roasts in my time, but last Thursday’s catering event over in Liverpool has to be one of the most memorable. Unfortunately my ears haven’t quite forgiven the event. Not a burst ear drum but something … Read more

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Pork & pepper meatballs on parsnip mash

The ultimate comfort food: sweet red pepper mixed into these meatballs add depth of flavour and parsnip mash is a great twist on your usual spuds ¼ tsp cinnamon 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 red pepper, chopped 2 garlic cloves, … Read more

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Leftover pork, tomato and rosemary rigatoni bake

Ingredients For the salsa 15ml (1 tbsp) olive oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 400g (13oz) tomatoes 2 small handfuls of basil leaves 1tsp dried oregano 300g (10 1/2oz) rigatoni 2 slices white bread, roughly torn 1 sprigs of rosemary, … Read more

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Rolled pork loin with mushroom sauce

Ingredients rolled pork loin 1tbsp olive oil salt 15g (1/2oz) butter 1 onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced 150g (5oz) white mushrooms, sliced 150g (5oz) chestnut mushrooms, sliced 125ml (4fl oz) white wine or vermouth freshly ground black … Read more

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Pork tonkatsu and noodles

Method Put the flour on a large, flat plate, then season. Place the breadcrumbs on another and beat the egg in a shallow bowl. Bash the pork fillets until 1cm thick. Dip each in the flour, shaking off any excess, … Read more

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Cajun pulled pork with mojo sauce and orange salad

Ingredients For the pork 1·5kg (3lb) pork shoulder joint, deboned 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3tbsp brown sugar 1tsp dried oregano ½tsp dried chilli flakes 1tsp paprika 200ml (1/3pt) fresh pineapple or orange juice 2 large onions, sliced For the … Read more

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Chinese style belly pork with grapefruit salad

Ingredients 600g (1¼Ib) pork belly slices 1tbsp 5 spice powder 2tbsp vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1tbsp grated fresh ginger 3tbsp soy sauce 2tbsp balsamic vinegar 1tbsp dark brown sugar 500g microwave long grain rice For the salad 2 … Read more

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Spiced roast loin of pork with soy pumpkin and greens

Ingredients 2kg (4lb) boneless pork loin, rolled, skin scored 1 tsp Chinese five spice 1 tsp Szechuan peppercorns, crushed 1 small butternut squash, seeded and cut into chunks 1-2 red chillies, seeded and finely sliced lengthways 2 tbsp olive oil … Read more

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Sticky maple and mustard pulled pork wraps

Time is the secret to this delicious pulled-pork wrap. The five hours in the oven makes the meat tender and succulent and lets the maple and mustard marinade work its magic. Score the skin of the pork, leaving 5mm (1/4in) … Read more

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Spicy slow cooked pork enchiladas

Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 3 garlic cloves, shredded 810g 4 pork shoulder steaks ¼ tsp ground cumin pinch chilli flakes 1tbsp honey 500ml chicken stock grated zest and juice 1 orange 8 soft corn tortillas (Old El Paso) 1 … Read more

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