Tag Archives: pork

Pork tenderloin in mushroom sauce

A fast, flavourful and make-ahead dinner This is one of those dishes that isn’t a beauty queen, but what it might lack in looks, it more than makes up for in flavour. One of the things I love best about … Continue reading

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Tourtière Tarts

Tourtière pops up frequently on lists of quintessential Canadian foods. While we often tend to associate this meat pie with winter feasts, especially over the Christmas season, there’s nothing stopping you from enjoying the sweet-savoury flavours of tourtière any time … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Rice Bowl

With its blend of tender rice, crunchy cabbage and sweet-and-sour party on top, this rice bowl is delicious, nutritious and oh-so-satisfying. Toasting the brown rice brings out its subtle, nutty flavour and also helps it cook up softer and fluffier, … Continue reading

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Fettuccine with spicy pork or wild boar sauce

I first tasted a version of this dish during a magical trip to attend a cooking school in Tuscany (thanks, Mom!) 16 years ago. That trip marked the beginning of the enduring food-intensive phase of my life and opened my … Continue reading

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Pork tenderloin with roasted plums and balsamic sauce

I find plums to be a neglected fruit sometimes. Sure, people love to eat them as is and bake them in pies, cakes and crumbles, but what’s often forgotten is that they are also terrific in savoury dishes. Plums sprang … Continue reading

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Easy Carolina-style Pulled Pork

My relatives in North Carolina first introduced me to the awesomeness of true Southern barbeque (a food style, not a device) years ago and I was instantly smitten. I’ve since discovered through a lot of experimentation that you don’t need … Continue reading

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Home-cured and smoked pork belly (aka BACON!)

I once thought all bacon was created (almost) equal. You know – buy whatever’s on sale, try not to over or under cook it, enjoy once or twice a week. Things changed for me once I started buying what I … Continue reading

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