You’re going to need a fork for these sandwiches. They are a different take on pork bbq, using Mexican inspired flavors. I found a recipe in the Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day cookbook called Spicy Pork Buns. The authors of the book explained that they wanted to create a sandwich that has the flavor combination of tamales. That sounded like a good idea to me.
I altered the recipe in several ways. First, they put the meat mixture into a yeast type cornbread and baked it with the bread dough wrapped around the meat. That sounds awesome to eat and time consuming to make, so I decided to use my cornbread recipe instead and serve the meat over the top. I also made a lot more meat and changed the filling ingredients a bit. [Read more...]