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Pulled Pork Bao Buns

The acclaimed lyricist Sir Mix-A-Lot once said: “My anaconda don’t want none Unless you’ve got buns, hun” Now, what a snake had to do with anything, I don’t know, but I am 100% sure the buns he was talking about were Bao Buns! If you’re unfamiliar with Bao Buns then you’ve been missing out as they’re are AMAZING. Technically, “Bao Buns” is a bit inaccurate as “Bao” means “Bun” and…

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Kakuni (Japanese Braised Pork Belly)

I looooove Pork Belly, and I especially love roasted pork belly as it makes THE most amazing crackling. But I do enjoy pushing the boat out every now and again and doing something different – and a lovely alternative is… Kakuni! It’s Japanese Braised Pork Belly – which literally means “squared simmered” and this dish makes the pork belly wonderfully tender and is cooked in a beautiful sweet, sticky sauce…

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Chorizo, Courgette & Pea Risotto

I’ve made a fair few risottos over the years but this quite possibly the nicest risotto I’ve ever made! I’ve tried to get as close to authentically Italian as I can, but since I’m using Spanish Chorizo I’ve already used some creative licence. But either way, this risotto is rich and creamy which is complemented by the wonderful flavour of the salty chorizo and the bursts of sweetness from the…

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