Jan
05

2005 Mas Doix “Salanques” Priorat

Priorats are fabulous red wines from Spain, close to Barcelona. Since I discovered them a couple of years ago, I have only had 1 bad one. I love them so much that alot of people buy Priorats as presents for me – they know they can’t go wrong with that for me. This particular wine […]

Jan
04

Emeril Lagasse’s Tangerine Glazed Pork Belly

Ingredients: -4 to 5 pounds pork belly, cut into portions about 4 1/2 by 3-inches each -Salt and freshly ground black pepper -1 large onion, coarsely chopped -2 carrots, coarsely chopped -2 ribs celery, coarsely chopped -4 1/2 cups chicken stock -4 cups tangerine juice, divided -1/4 cup light brown sugar -4 sprigs fresh thyme […]

Jan
04

Braised Pork Belly

Here’s another pork belly recipe I found. Sounds really good. I will be trying this one. Ingredients: -1/2 pork belly (approximately 6 lbs) Rubbing the belly – day one -1 tablespoon coriander seed -1 tablespoon fennel seed -½ teaspoon cumin seed -1 clove -1 allspice -1 teaspoon pepper corns Brining the belly – day two […]

Jan
04

Pork Belly Ragout

Here’s a recipe I found and tried recently. I substituted black beans for the black eyed peas and it came out great. I thoroughly enjoyed it, and unlike most pork belly recipes it’s lean, so a lot less guilt! Ingredients: -2 lb pork belly(boneless), cut into roughly 1 in x 1in squares. Trim all but […]