Satisfy your cravings with these feel-good, hearty meals – from fresh takes on the classics to fun new dishes. Bon appétit!

Stuffed pork neck with mustard sauce

This succulent pork neck will have your guests craving for more.

Preparation: 30 min cooking: 2-2½ hr serves 8-10

Barbecue ribs

The sweet and spicy flavours in this recipe really complement the pork.

Preparation: 10 min cooking: 3hr10 min serves 4

Chilli pork chops with tomato sauce

Tasty tomato sauce is the perfect accompaniment for these spicy chops.

Preparation: 15 min chilling: 30 min cooking: 40 min serves 4

Fritters with stew

These fritters can also be enjoyed on their own.

Preparation: 15 min cooking: 1 hr 10 min serves 6

Onion marmalade pork

This dish has a tangy, sticky and sweet flavour that will have everyone asking for more.

Preparation: 15 min cooking: 2 hr serves 6

Panzanella with herbed pork fillet

Preparation: 15 min cooking:10-15 min serves 4

Pork and green peppercorn pie

Pie is great at Christmas time so try ours with its scrumptious pork and green peppercorn filling. You can make individual pies if you prefer.

Preparation: 40 min cooking: about 2 hrs serves 8-10

Pork braised in chai with dumplings

Chai is an Asian tea usually made from spices. Its cardamom, cinnamon and clove flavours are mouth-watering

Preparation: 15 min cooking: 75 min  serves 6

Pork chops with cherry tomatoes

Marinating the pork chops in the sauce will intensify the taste.

Preparation: 10 min cooking: 8 min serves 4

Pork fillet medallions

Give this pork dish an added touch by covering it with bacon.

Preparation: 15 min cooking: 40 min serves 4

Pork fillet skewers

Before preparing the fillet, you can trim off the silver skin by running a sharp knife under it. Try to remove as little meat as possible, though.

Preparation: 5 min cooking: 15 min serves 6

Pork joint roast with apple

Pork and fruit are a classic pair. Buy a joint of pork and carve it into thin slices.

Preparation: 10 min cooking: 3 hr 20 min serves 6 

Pork leg

Ask your butcher to score the fat to ensure the meat cooks evenly.

Preparation: 5 min Cooking: 3 hr 55 min Serves 6

Pork strips with flatbreads

Preparation: 10 min Marinating: 30 min Chilling: 15 min Cooking: 15 min Serves 2-4

Pork terrine

This is a tasty way to preserve leftover pork. Cure it first then keep it in jars in the fridge for five days.

Preparation time: 10 min chilling time: 1 day cooking time: 2 hrs serves 4-6

Spicy pork bangers

This is comfort food without much fuss. You can substitute the spicy beans for non-spicy ones.

Preparation: 5 min cooking: 20 min serves 4-6

Sticky gammon with roasted apples

Gammon comes from a pig’s hind legs. The difference between gammon and ham is that gammon is sold raw and ham is sold cooked.

Sticky honey-smoked eisbein

Serves 4-6  preparation  15 min cooking  about 2 hr

Double cheeseburger

Pressing the centre of the patty helps the cheese to stay on top.

Preparation: 5 min cooking: 10 min serves 4

Tikka pork meatballs with couscous

Tshepo Nonceba Motsisi from Sandton sent us her couscous and pork recipe. We spiced it up with tikka.

Preparation time: 10 min cooking time: 25 min serves 6