Tag: chipotle

Pork Cheek Ragu

I would like to think my timing for this Pork Cheek Ragu is pretty much perfect. We are slap bang in the middle of winter and delicious slow cooking has to be the order of the day. I am cooking in the nose-to-tail territory with the main ingredient being pork cheeks but I do hope that you will try it. I feel it is becoming more and more important that we use all parts of the animal at home (not…

My chipotle in adobo sauce obsession has met chocolate. And cake. And even without the chipotle I do think this flourless chocolate cake is pretty fantastic, chocolaty rich but not overly sweet. The chillies just add a gentle zing to the cake. The non chilli eaters who tried the cake did not find it overpowering at all but it is very much an optional ingredient – the cake is perfect without it. What I did like about using the actual…

My new favourite thing is chipotle chilies and I can’t believe it has taken so long to finally taste them. I heard El Burro in Green Point was producing bottles of the chilies and ordered a few when I saw it on the Yuppiechef website. I can’t think of any other word than “intoxicating” when you open the bottle and get a hit of the deep smokiness and could not wait to start cooking with them. These wraps can be…

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