Posts tagged with ‘Pork’

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Flavours of Vietnam. Mini hamburger style pork buns.

by Dani
Serving mini pork buns

This is technically as Chinese inspired as it is Vietnamese. Either way it is low prep, delicious and fun for the kids who like any dish where they compile their own servings. Mini Pork Buns. Ingredients. 1 packet frozen spring roll buns (from Asian grocers) 500g piece pork neck Char siu sauce 2 spring onions […]

Flavours of Vietnam – Pork in betel leaves.

by Dani
pork in betel leaves

Betel leaves are lovely and fragrant and can be bought at Asian Grocers. They are often used as an edible wrap in Vietnamese cooking. Pork in Betel Leaves Ingredients 250g pork mince 1 chilli, seeded and finely chopped 1 stem of lemongrass, white part finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 shallot, finely chopped […]

Pork fillet, garlic, silverbeet and tomato

by Dani

My freezer is 25 years old and it still has its original seals. Which need replacing. Badly. So my current hobby is cramming as much of it’s contents into the freezer above the fridge as possible in order to empty the big freezer and have the seals replaced. Yesterday I puled out a free range […]

Eating out for under $8

by Dani

We did! It’s true. We ate out for under $8 for the 4 of us tonight. OK, so I’m being a little misleading. I packed dinner into the car fridge and cooked it on the free barbecue at a local park. It’s a beautiful autumn day in Melbourne. Sunny and warm, not too windy. Plus […]

Pork and Noodle Stirfry

by Dani

The fridge is starting to look really bare now. The vegetable bins are actually empty. Gosh, that was possibly premature, I still have 1 or 2 more dinners to cook. Oh well, surely I have something in the freezer, that’s still pretty full. This one is Vietnamese by inspiration and was a genuine 10 minute […]

Fragrant Steamed Egg, Pork & Cellophane Noodles

by Dani

We had this a couple of nights ago and I’ve been meaning to write it up. The steamed egg produced the lightest, fluffiest, omelette style dish imaginable. I’ll be using this method again with different flavour combinations. Of course I found it in Into the Vietnamese Kitchen. Fragrant Steamed Egg, Pork & Cellophane Noodles 1 […]

Pork and Vegetable Stir Fry on Crispy Noodles

by Dani

I really felt like some good old Char Siu pork but simply did not have the time to get down to Richmond to buy any. I thought I could probably approximate with what I had in the house though as I knew I had a nice little pork fillet hiding in the freezer. It worked […]