I read about an “unsettling” photo on YumSugar, the object of much discussion, consisting of a roasted pig’s head being served at a buffet. That same weekend, I was snapping pics at my local market, of something I can see every Tuesday and Saturday.
Porchetta is a young pig, left with the head intact, that is de-boned and stuffed with spices such as rosemary and garlic, and sometimes even lard, then roasted in a wood-burning oven for hours. It can then be sliced and eaten or used to fill sandwiches.
My neighbors growing up often roasted a pig in the ground, so seeing a pig’s body like this is not so surprising to me. For others, it might be. I’m assuming I have a slightly more varied and international readership than YumSugar (who seemed heavily weighted towards vegetarians and Americans), but I actually have no idea. I’m curious about your feelings…
So, fill in the blank: When I look at these pictures, I ……….
Original YumSugar post here.