Ham vs Bacon vs Pork

Many people are unsure of the difference between pork, bacon and ham. Pork is, quite obviously, the meat taken from a pig. But where do bacon and ham come in? Mrs Beeton’s Everyday Cooking supplies the answer: Bacon is obtained from a side of pork from which the head and feet have been removed. The […]

Pork a’l’Orange

This can be served with the same accompanying vegetables mentioned in my recipe for Pork Dijonaise or with some crusty French bread. h1. Ingredients 2 pork steaks 1 orange 250mL orange juice 2 sprigs of parsley thyme salt and pepper butter h1. Method Heat a little butter in a frying pan. Fry the pork in […]

Pork Dijonaise

Ingredients Pork 2 pork steaks 2—3 tablespoons of dijon mustard 150g single cream 1/2 glass dry white wine butter Accompanying vegetables about 10 new potatos green beans 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped salt and pepper butter h1. Method Put 2 saucepans of water on to boil for the vegetables. Heat a little butter in a […]

Thai Pork Curry

Ingredients 350g pork, chopped into 1 inch cubes 1 onion, chopped 1 yellow capsicum, chopped 2 stalks of lemon grass, chopped 140g rice 400 mL coconut milk 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon basil 1/4 tablespoon mint some powdered chilli – adjust quantity to taste, but remember: […]