Cooking Pork Shoulder

Pulled pork shoulder

Pulled pork is a method of cooking pork where what would otherwise be a tough cut of meat is cooked slowly at low temperatures, allowing the meat to become tender enough so that it can be “pulled”, or easily broken into individual pieces. The secret to really good pulled pork…


Braised Pork Shoulder

Proper free range  pork is slowly making its way onto the butchery and even supermarket shelves in South Africa, or you can buy direct from farmers.  It is better than ever, thanks to the revival of traditional farming and the rediscovery of heritage breeds. This delicious slow-cooked pork roast, with…


Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder

This delicious slow-cooked pork shoulder, is perfect for a no-fuss Sunday lunch for a big crowd, succulently  tender, and easy to carve. Take it out of the oven before it collapses into a shreddable texture (or let it cook until it pulls to pieces for pulled pork). 


Pork Kebabs

These pork kebabs, with a strong Mediterranean flavour, owe their tenderness to a red wine marinade that helps break down even the toughest cuts of meat, like pork shoulder, which is most commonly slow-cooked in the oven or on the stove top. These versatile kebabs, can be either braaied or…



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