Jan 30

Interesting film on Pork Butchery

Here is a great short film on the butchery of a side of pig. In the modern world we have forgotten where our food comes from and even where particular cuts of meat come from. This is great to watch how a whole side of pig is transformed into cuts of meat that we might …

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Jan 18

Homemade British Bangers

Grinding the pork

To paraphrase, ‘Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made’. However when making sausages yourself you have greater control over the ingredients. My friend Bill got a KitchenAid sausage making attachment for Christmas and he has been churning out some fantastic delicacies for the last couple of weeks. We talked …

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Jan 15

Bacon – It even goes with salad!

Who doesn’t love Bacon. The most versitile food. So good it even goes with salad.

Jan 04

Smalec po Goralsku – Polish Bacon Pate

I made a visit to the Polish Deli yesterday to buy some ‘kiszka’ (blood sausage), but more of that another time. While there I also got some duck pate and noticed ‘Smalec po Goralsku’, which was translated as Bacon Pate. I’m always looking for new edible delights to try and this fitted the bill. Smalec …

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