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Alfred’s probably not authentic but super delicious carnitas

Ingredients 5-6 pound bone in butt shoulder roast (or other suitable fatty pork roast) 2 tbsp unsweetened cacao 2 tbsp ground cumin 1.5 tsp smashed coriander seed 2 tsp paprika 2 tsp black pepper 1.5 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp oregano 1 medium sized onion 4 cloves of garlic 1 medium orange 1 medium lime… Read more »

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Slow Grilled Smoked Lamb Shoulder

I have been waiting patiently for my delivery of a whole lamb from Dragonfly Farms and boy oh boy was it worth the wait. Whenever I have lamb now it is difficult not to judge it against the beautiful pasture fed lamb that I get from Dragonfly Farms. Local Ontario lamb is way better than… Read more »

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Cumin Beef Kebabs

I love kebabs of all sorts. I mean come on, meats on a stick in bite size pieces are perfect in so many ways. The chunking of meat maximizes the surface area for the flavour of the rub or marinade and also makes for convenient eating. So much win-win scenarios here. My daughter’s favourite kebabs… Read more »

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Simple Grilled Lamb Shoulder Chops

I love lamb chops and find it sad that some people for some reason fear cooking lamb. Lamb is very flavourful on it’s own and in Canada local lamb is great. I avoid New Zealand lamb and I would suggest you do too. Firstly, why purchase something that has been deep frozen and shipped across… Read more »