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Mexican Tacos al Pastor features succulent marinated pork slow-cooked to perfection, nestled in a corn tortilla and adorned with a delightful slice of sweet pineapple, all customizable with your favourite toppings! Experience the perfect blend of sweet and spicy flavours! Who doesn’t love a good spicy taco with a touch of sweetness to it? Mexican Tacos al Pastor means shepherd’s tacos in Spanish, which are pork-based tacos from Middle Mexico. The method used to cook the pork is based on Middle Eastern Kebab’s rotating grills. Therefore, the Lebanese immigrants inspired Mexicans and basically made their version of Shawarma. They’ve changed the veal for pork and added chilli peppers and a welcomed touch of sweet pineapple! Delicious stuff! This version is braised pork meat finished in the oven since the traditional rotating roasting method isn’t possible at home. Homemade Corn Tortilla I got inspired and bought myself a tortilla press to practice my homemade…

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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