Posts Tagged ‘pork’

Sichuan Peppercorns and Nutmeg Make for Amazing Spiced-rubbed Roast Pork

Maoomba Pinnable - Lisu Sichuan Spice-Rubbed Roast Pork Recipe

OK, by now, you’re probably thinking, “enough travel photos already, Stormy!  Let’s get back to the food.” Well, I have a recipe for you.  It’s not my own.  But it is pretty delicious and inspired by the Sichuan peppers I ran across in China. Sichuan peppers, if you haven’t had them, are an interesting experience.  […]

Carlos’ Charro Chili for Cinco de Mayo

Carlos charro chile from Maoomba

My grandpa Carlos was quite the hipster in his day.  He owned a nightclub called El Matador, drove a corvette, and loved his bling. Of course, this came later in life – after years of working hard for others.Less flashy, more family, he was also the cook in the house.  Two of the recipes my […]

Reinventing Chiles en Nogada Soup-Style

Serve! Top with fresh pomegranate seeds or cilantro if you like.

Deconstruct:  To break something down into its component parts. For a recipe, this means looking at the recipe and determining the essential ingredients – the ones that make the dish unique, satisfying, and flavorful. Deconstruction is one of my favorite ways to reinvent a dish when I want to experience its flavors AND tailor the […]

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