Pineapple Pulled Pork Tacos Al Pastor

As I understand it, Al Pastor refers to the method of cooking sliced pork topped with fresh pineapple in a vertical roasting style similar to shawarma, however, we are accustomed to referring to anything marinated with chiles, spices and pineapple as Al Pastor.   Pork shoulder marinated overnight and then roasted whole,  fork pulled apart … Continue reading

Indian Eggplant

  While cooking Indian food for dinner, I realized that the Chana Masala (garbanzos) already contained many of the same spices required for Bainghan Bharta,  (Indian roasted eggplant) such as tomato, turmeric, garam masala and dried coriander.  So, one mushy dish was enough, we certainly didn’t need two mushy dishes with identical flavors.  This version … Continue reading