Ground pork

Ground pork

Classic meatball sub

Combine 1 cup ground pork with 1/4 cup ricotta, 1tbsp each chopped basil, bread crumbs and grated parmesan and 1/4 tsp salt. Roll into meatballs and pan-fry in oil until browned and cooked through. Serve in hot dog buns with warm marinara sauce and shredded cheddar.

Laotian lettuce wraps

Sauté 1 1/2 cups ground pork and 1 finely chopped shallot in oil until meat is no longer pink. Add 2 tbsp each lime juice and fish sauce, 2 tsp brown sugar and 1/2 tsp red-hot-chili flakes. Serve in lettuce cups and sprinkle with chopped cilantro.