5 Spice Bacon

Our chinese bacon finished curing. We cold smoked it with a mix of ginger peach tea and birch. 5 Spice is one of those love it or hate it flavors. In moderation it works but can easily overpower. Here it was nicely balanced and not overly offensive in the clove department. Here is the smoker in action.

Pork fried rice family meal tomorrow??

At least that is what I would make if I was going to be here but I am gone for a week on some forced time off for labor purposes. I'll take it, get to spend some time with the family, get my head together for menu change, finish United States of Arugula and relax.

1 comment:

  1. mmm... I bet the ginger peach tea made it lovely!