Pig and pub! (Emergency social called for)

Edmund von der Burg edmund.vonderburg at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 20:41:23 GMT 2010

2010/1/18 Piers Cawley <pdcawley-london.0dd185 at bofh.org.uk>:
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 1:17 PM, LesleyB  <lesleyb at herlug.org.uk> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 01:33:50PM +0100, Philippe Bruhat (BooK) wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 05:48:22PM +0000, Edmund von der Burg wrote:
>>> >
>>> > PS - note that there are four heads going. If you ever wanted to do a
>>> > very British variant of the horse's head in The Godfather this would
>>> > be an opportune moment. Didn't get that Christmas bonus? Let the boss
>>> > know how you feel!
>>> >
>>> Don't you guys eat those?
>>> « Dans le cochon, tout est bon. »
>> The average house may well not have an oven/hob large enough and I don't have any
>> recipes.  Does anyone else?
> You don't have a copy of Fergus Henderson's 'Nose to Tail Eating'? The
> recipe in there for Pig's head salad looks pretty good, and the recipe
> in the followup for roasting half a pig's head as the perfect romatic
> dinner for two is, according to my brother and his wife, absolutely
> delicious.

That is an excellent book - as is Hugh Fearnley-Whippingboy's 'Meat' book.

One recipe that would be good is brawn - taking advantage of the huge
amounts of gelatine present.

For those with less than industrial catering facilities the heads can
be quartered to fit even the most modest pan.

Go on you lot - it's only a fiver :)


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