Melanie’s Smoked Pork Eisbein (Hock) with Buttered Cabbage

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My hubby is a freak when it’s comes to Eisbein and buys it every week. Whilst I don’t post it every week I was dying to try Gail Haiselsteiner’s recipe because my mouth’s been watering ever since she posted it. Glad I did. Gail’s Eisbein had a German theme (Go figure 😊) I opted for Chinese flavorings, but left her recipe fairly intact. It was delicious!  Continue reading

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Melanie’s Beef Chow Mein

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Another request for lunch on Sunday was Chow Mein. I opted for Beef Chow Mein but you can use any meat of your choice. The recipe and method stays the same, although I might mention that I tend to be a tad more generous with the Oyster sauce when making beef. A very popular Chinese take-out which never fails to please. Continue reading

Melanie’s Hoisin Pork

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After my family enjoyed my Chinese BBQ’d Pork 2 weeks ago (Char Siu) my brother asked me to make it again for his girlfriend who was coming for lunch today.
I said I would rather make something different but with similar flavours (which I’ve made before). Another popular Chinese dish, Hoisin Pork. Continue reading

Melanie’s Chinese BBQ Roast Pork (Char Siu)

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This is a variation to my usual Char Siu Pork which is made with pork fillet, grilled on a rack and sliced very thin. It is a very popular Chinese dish. This marinade is excellent with ribs as well and can be used as a sauce. As a side I served a 3 cheese cauliflower and broccoli au gratin, very decadent Continue reading