Jackfruit Pernil Pastellios (turnovers)

Pernil is a Puerto Rican slow-roasted marinated pork shoulder. Mom made it best! Of course I haven’t had it in years because I’ve been meat-free for six years now! But it was one of favorite foods growing up. I shared a jackfruit Pernil recipe in the past (click here). That’s what we are going to…

Jackfruit Pernil

Jackfruit kind of looks like artichoke hearts… and pork. It is even chewy like meat. Although jackfruit is a fruit, the kind sold in cans, in a brine, are not sweet. Since jackfruit is canned in a brine, it makes it the perfect plant-based meat.  Pernil is a Puerto Rican slow-roasted marinated pork shoulder. It…