Top 10 recipes of 2022

Another year done and dusted! We’ve done some digging behind the scenes and can now unveil the top 10 most visited recipes of 2022 on

Comparing to 2021 we do see similar trends but there are three new recipes that make the top ten! Read on to find out what these are.

#10 Sticky Pork Belly (down from #7 in 2021)

Pork belly is always a hot favourite and this one will not disappoint.

#9 Winter Roast (down from #3 in 2021)

Not just for the Winter months, this recipe is a go-to all year round. Once again we saw the web page visits peak for Father’s Day.

#8 Char Siu Pork Fillet (NEW to the top 10)

The popularity of this recipe has increased dramatically from 2021 – try it out for yourself to find out why!

#7 Sticky Pork Ribs (down from #5 in 2021)

Another classic fav, we love these Asian style sticky pork ribs and are sure you will too.

#6 Sweet and Sour Pork (down from #4 in 2021)

Fakeaway Friday or enjoy any night of the week. You can’t go past a good sweet and sour pork.

#5 Barbecue Pork Ribs (NEW to the top 10)

Another newcomer to the top ten. This recipe has seen a huge spike of interest in 2022. Likely to be in line with the continued rise of the ‘low and slow’ barbecue trend.

#4 Pork Meatballs and Spaghetti (up from #6 in 2021)

A winner any day of the week, you can’t go wrong with Spaghetti and Meatballs!

#3 Roast Pork Loin with Crackling and Roast Vegetables (down from #2 in 2021)

Moving down just one place this year, this roast is easy to prepare but won’t last long on the plate. For tips to perfect your crackling click here.  

#2 Roasted Leg of Pork (NEW to the top 10)

A new addition to the top ten recipes, and it’s no wonder – who doesn’t need more roast in their life?

#1 - Slow-Cooked American-Style Pulled Pork Sliders

‘Sliding’ in at number 1 once again. These pork sliders really are something special. If you haven’t tried these yet – get amongst them in 2023!

What else was trending?

Once again we saw huge interest in making crackling and gravy. Our 6+2+2 cooking method and mince recipe searches were also popular.

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We are always busy developing new recipes and we’d love to know what type of New Zealand pork recipes you’re interested in? Let us know what type of cuisine or flavours you’d like to see on!