Pig’s head

Cured pig’s head – Shanghai

Posted by Fuchsia on October 26, 2012
Unusual delicacies / 9 Comments

I tweeted a picture of this beauty last night, and it turned out to be about my most popular tweet ever, so I thought I should post it here as well, so it lasts! I took the picture in a food shop on Nanjing Lu, near the People’s Park. By the way, the eyes are real.

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Pig’s head

Posted by Fuchsia on June 24, 2009
Cooking, Unusual delicacies / 2 Comments

One of the highlights of my recent trip to China was a lesson in braising a whole pig’s head. I couldn’t resist posing for a few photos with the half-cooked head. The final product, served with steamed buns, spring onions and sweet fermented sauce, was magnificent…

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