29 June 2012 § 9 Comments
You might have heard about those black-footed Iberian pigs of Spain that are fed acorns and produce the most flavorful pork ever. Well This Little Piggy was very excited to meet the Møsefund people at the Montclair Farmers Market last week who are selling a distant cousin to the Iberian pig – the Mangalitsa.
We bought a pork tenderloin as The Ladies™ had eaten their body weight in the bratwurst beer samples, and I felt bad they had eaten so many. The pork tenderloin was so flavorful, but without that greasy aftertaste you get with a lot of pork. I made a quick rub, put it on the grill and bingo a really easy, quick dinner cooked outside in about 20 minutes (and that included 5 minutes of meat resting time). Oh, and it was healthy – yes pork can be healthy – if raised properly. « Read the rest of this entry »