The final of my Thai themed recipes that I wrote about for Farmison in April is an Isarn (Northeastern Thailand) pork speciality. We had this dish twice while travelling and I’d never tasted quite like it – a compellingly juicy, smoky grilled pork neck fillet, much like char siu, but served with a spicy and tangy dipping sauce called jaew. I couldn’t find any neck fillet so replaced it with slow roasted ribs for this version.
It’s been a while since my last post – it’s been such a hectic past few weeks! Anyway, this is the last item from my wonderful Farmer’s Choice meat box, and I had a lot of fun making it. The last item was 1kg of pork spare ribs – little did I know when I defrosted them that they were boneless (is it normal to get boneless ribs?!), but I took this as a good sign because boneless = more meat for your money… although some people say that ribs on the bone are sweeter and more fun to eat. Continue reading →
My mum makes the best comfort food. One of my favourite things she makes is sticky spare ribs. Her recipe has a Chinese twist – lots of garlic, ginger, and she uses hoi sin sauce instead of barbecue glaze to give it a deep, plummy flavour. Continue reading →
I’d seen many mentions on blogs of the famous Rib Man of London and had always intended to pay him a visit, considering his Sunday haunt Brick Lane is on my doorstep. So it was almost subconsciously that on Sunday Chris and I went for a walk, and found ourselves happening on his stall. Continue reading →