Pork is definitely Cuba’s favourite meat. In rural areas its preparation traditionally begins at with choosing the animal that will be slaughtered and eaten. Cooking and eating it is a pleasure that also provides a pretext for bringing everybody together for a party that starts with the culinary preparations. When a pig is slaughtered, nothing is wasted. Pork ribs are a famous delicacy. They are most often fried but sometimes roasted on special occasions. That’s the recipe we present here, which gets a distinctive sweet touch from the addition of honey.
Ingredients: 720 g pork ribs 1 tablespoon soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey 2 pineapple wheels 6 teeth of garlic juice of 1 bitter orange or: 4 tablespoons vinegar 1⁄2 cup white wine 1⁄2 teaspoon of thyme 1 teaspoon of cumin salt to taste
Preparation: Peel, wash and crush the garlic. Wash and clean the ribs. Cut the wheels of pineapple into !cm wide strips. Put the ribs in a pan and add soy sauce, honey, pineapple, garlic, bitter orange juice or vinegar, wine, thyme, cumin, salt and water so the ribs are covered. Place the pan over a medium heat, turning the ribs occasionally until the liquid is absorbed and the sauce thickens. Serve the ribs in a source and add them the salt