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Three different ways to make Polenta (Fries, Grilled & Traditional). First, the traditional one is served with spicy & smoky pulled pork, grilled as a side dish to anything from the BBQ or the gluten-free crispy baked fries. Polenta is a fun gluten-free ingredient to play with! Here are three different ways to make Polenta (Fries, Grilled & Traditional), with three different textures going from smooth to crunchy. I always make too much polenta, so I spread the leftovers in a rectangular Pyrex, cover it with plastic wrap and leave it in the fridge. The next day you can use the compacted or “cake-like” polenta and make a different meal with it by grilling it “steak style” on the BBQ or baking or air frying the sticks until the perfect crunchy polenta fries. Types of Polenta The perfect polenta is smooth and shiny, similar to the texture of a fluffy…

Sweet and spicy Chipotle Pork Tacos cooked sous-vide. They are served in corn tortillas with fresh guacamole, black bean paste and sour cream. This is my own version of spicy Mexican pulled pork tacos, with a Canadian flair to it; maple syrup. This particular recipe uses a sous-vide machine although it could easily be done in a slow cooker. The other day, while walking around my “Temple” called Santa Caterina Market, in Barcelona. I ended up at my favourite pork butcher and got hypnotized by those skinless pork knuckles/ham hocks. I couldn’t resist the urge to try to make something special out of them. So here we are making Chipotle Pork Tacos! Pork Knuckles/Ham Hock We don’t see many recipes around with this cut even though it’s divine tasting. It reminds me of pork cheek, the taste is somehow distinct, bolder than other cuts. Once perfectly cooked it becomes so…

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