It was my brother’s birthday on June 2nd or 3rd (I always forget), which coincided perfectly with the curing of my pig cheek. To celebrate his 26th birthday I decided to make an EPIC pork-filled breakfast and it was EPIC indeed.
Johnny’s! EPIC Guanciale Inspired Birthday Breakfast
June 21st, 2012 | Breakfast, Meat, Recipes, bacon, chutney, compote, guanciale, pancetta, pork, preserving
Dried Cherry and Cardamom Compote
May 21st, 2012
This delicious compote is made from local biodynamic cherries from Harvey's Orchards. Dried cherries are very high in antioxidants and are also helpful in reducing inflammation. I find that cardamom goes very well with any type of stone fruit, especially nectarines, peaches and plums. This compote i ...
Aromatic Raisin Chutney
April 15th, 2010
This recipe has developed over the years from Sally Fallon's recipe for raisin chutney in her wonderful cookbook Nourishing Traditions. 3 c organic raisins 1 t red chili flakes 1/2 head garlic, crushed 2 T coriander seeds 1 T cumin seeds 4-5 cloves 1 T fenugreek seeds 2-3 cardamom pods ...
Cranberry and Date Chutney
November 15th, 2009
Now here is a great alternative for cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving, especially if you like the flavors of Asia this is modeled on Sally Fallon's raisin chutney recipe in Nourishing Traditions. 1 lb (500g) fresh dates (pitted) 1 lb (500g) fresh cranberries 1 t red chili flakes 1/2 head garl ...
June 28th, 2007
Adapted from Favorite Recipes of the Lower Cape Fear (Wilmington, North Carolina) 1 lg grapefruit 2 oranges 1 lemon 12 oz raisins 2 lb prunes 2 tart apples 1 stalk celery 2 lg onions 2 lb brown sugar 1 qt vinegar 1 T cinnamon 1 T allspice 1 T nutmeg 1 T ground cloves ...