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Hot and fresh from the oven. Look at that bubbly, crispy skin. You can almost hear the CRUNCH!

Crispy Roast Pork (Thit Heo Quay)

This no-fail recipe for Crispy Roast Pork (Thit Heo Quay) makes a perfectly puffy and crispy pork skin atop well-seasoned and juicy meat. I find most animal skins to be rather slimy and too fatty for consumption and so am not a fan.  However, I break all the rules for this delectable dish.  With its thick, […]

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Check out the recipe and learn the tricks for making this look like pork.

Mock Roast Pork/Seitan Roast Pork (Mi Can Xa Xiu)

I love seitan and have touted its versatility as a tasty meat substitute in earlier posts.  I’ve shared the basic seitan recipe and the one below is essentially the same except for two things:  1) we add soy sauce to the water to give it color and saltiness 2) we use a bit more baking powder to give it a […]

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