A bit slow in reporting this news…

…but that’s OK. It was fittingly after all, a report from earlier this year that, on July 20, 2016, the Slow Food movement awarded their 100th Ark of Taste product certificate to the breed society of …….<drum roll please> …….

The British Saddleback.

Taken from the “Beautiful Pigs” book by Andy Case/Andrew Perris 2009

It joins those earlier rare Great British pig breeds already included on their register: the Berkshire, the Large Back, the Oxford Sandy & Black, the Middle White, the Welsh and the Tamworth. Fine company indeed & a welcome addition.

And you know what you have to do to help by now don’t you? Yup; that’s right — go out and ask for it from your butcher. Cook it, savour it, love it, save it.

About Salute The Pig

Charcuterie, smoking, curing, brining and all things porcine. Brought to you from deepest, darkest Cambs, England by Chris Bulow. In the smoker or in the kitchen….

Salutate porcum!

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