Tag: pork

Healthy Thai pork larb Dine in

We are now in Autumn so it should be cooling down but I don’t think the weather in Sydney got the message – most days are still above 30 degrees C and the nights are still sticky without a cooling breeze. I wasn’t in the mood for a hot dinner and Stuart was going to be late from work, so I decided to make larb as you can make it ahead of time and eat it at room temperature. It would be great for a picnic too! The flavours are as simple or as complex as you want to make them,...

Read More

Sticky sesame pork meatballs with soba noodles Dine in

If you have every wondered what the red chilli powder on your table at a Japanese restaurant is, it’s called shichimi togarashi and it is delicious. Shichimi togarashi is a spice blend generally made with red chilli pepper, Japanese pepper, black sesame seed, white sesame seed, hemp seed, ground ginger and dried seaweed which you can find in your local Asian supermarket. It is the key ingredient in this recipe for pork meatballs and it contrasts so well with the sticky, sweet gingery sauce which the soba noodles soak up like sand soaks up the sun. If you don’t eat...

Read More