Cochinita Pibil – Yucatan Pork Baked in Banana Leaves

Cochinita Pibil - Yucatan Pork Baked in Banana Leaves

Cochinita pibil (also puerco pibil or cochinita con achiote) is a traditional Mexican slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatán Península of Mayan origin. Preparation of traditional cochinita or puerco pibil involves marinating the meat in strongly acidic citrus juice, colouring it with annatto seed, and roasting the meat while it is wrapped in banana leaf.

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Flæskesteg med Rødkål – Danish Roast Pork and Red Cabbage

Danish Roast Pork and Red Cabbage

Danes love their pork, enjoying it in all kinds a ways, from sausage and rullepølse, to patés and chops, and of course, to roasts. The most famous Danish roast is known as flæskesteg. Most common at Christmas time, a nice flæskesteg is often served with red cabbage and candied potatoes, which eventually results in next-day leftovers which are ideal on buttered Danish rye bread as smørrebrød.

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