Main Dishes Salsas and Sauces — By Ben on 18 December 2008
Pork chops with spicy guava sauce

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I can’t believe it has been almost a week since the last time I posted anything on this blog. I have spent the last several days trying to fix technical problems on this blog. One thing I can say right now is that I am not happy at all with my hosting service company. I was happy with them until this very crappy experience. I really don’t want to go through anything like that again so I might be changing services soon.

Anyway, I thought this experience was the perfect opportunity to change the blog around a little bit. I am still working on it so somethings might look funky, but I hope to finish this little big project today. I just wanted to share this amazing dinner I had the other night. I found some guavas at the Mexican market last week and I bought several pounds. Guavas are my favorite winter fruit and I hadn’t had one in many years:

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Aren’t they beautiful? I really missed them. I love them so much I could eat them raw. In fact, I ate almost half of them raw. The other half I used them for empanadas and a spicy guava sauce for pork chops. The recipe is very simple. I only replaced the pears from this recipe for guavas, added 1 TBSP of honey and served them over grilled pork chops. It was a very simple recipe that blended the sweet and spicy in a delicious sauce. If you can find guavas were you live. I really recommend you try them! I am sorry if this post is kinda short, but I really want to get this thing finish today. I will post more guava stuff soon.

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¡Buen provecho!

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grew up around food. His family owned a restaurant in Mexico City and he spent a big deal of his childhood helping and learning after school the art of creating delicious dishes from simple ingredients. He created this blog to share his kitchen adventures with the world.

(25) Readers Comments

  1. The new look, the layout, and the photos look amazing. You really put a lot of hard work in here. Hope the tech stuff gets straight.But I like this layout more. Easier to navigate. And this dish is calling my name. I like when people do other things with chops besides fry them.

  2. Oh, how I miss guavas. We get them in South Africa. Although we get a whole range of imported fruits from all over the world here in the UK, I haven’t seen a guava ONCE. Such a shame. You’re recipe looks delicious.

  3. I love the new blog design Ben. Very very nice. And the Guava sauce looks delicious. I had a pork chop for dinner tonight and i just wish i had some of that sauce. I’m on the hunt for fresh guavas now. :-)

  4. i know this is late, ben, but i really like the new look. much cleaner and more professional! go you. we had so many annoying technical difficulties when we changed ours too… but it all came together w/ some hard work and a long soak in the bath. this dish really looks so delicious. this sauce could go well w/ so many diff things.

  5. Whoa… this site is pretty awesome :) your layout is really well designed, and your blogs are (judging from what i’ve read) very interesting. heehee… consider yourself favorited. :-P

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