Bifana 2.0

Is there anything better than a decent sandwich? requited love maybe, a lie in, the first cup of tea of the day?

The bifana is the greatest love and its easy to achieve….if you live in Portugal. I dont so I decided to make the greatest bifana

this is what Anthony Bourdain said about the bifana. but I can do better….

Another great portuguese pork dish is the porto alentejano…pork with clams. I love both equally and can’t stop myself thinking…why not both?

So I marinaded a loin of pork in white wine, garlic, paprika and clams.

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I let it marinade overnight and then sous vide to perfection

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then browned the pork on a high plancha

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lived some bits of the pork and put on the plancha againSnip20190217_4

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added some of the marinade

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roll and honey mustard

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hey presto….sous vide alentejana begins

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I’m expecting a call from the Portuguese prime minister to offer me the legion of honour