Cookbooks with a Pork Focus
- Pamela Sep 7, 2009 09:19 AM
I don't ever cook pork (or meat really), so do not have cookbooks that focus on pork exclusively. A friend's birthday is coming up, and she loves pork. I therefore wanted to see if any of you could recommend me a favorite cookbook that focuses on pork. The recipes should not be overly complex. In fact, the simpler, the better. Thanks in advance for your suggestions! I really appreciate it.
Funny, I was just reading another thread and somebody mentioned this one:
Bruce Aidells's Complete Book of Pork
I know nothing about it, but it sounds like what you'd be looking for!
(If you're curious, it was mentioned in the thread about what to do with a leftover pig's head, spine etc.)
Thanks for the suggestions. I did a search and ended up buying these three books:
1. Fergus Henderson's "The Whole Beast: Nose to Tail Eating" (Perhaps the poster from the other thread should purchase this book.);
2. Heather Lauer's "Bacon: A Love Story: A Salty Survey of Everybody's Favorite Meat"; and
3. Peter Kaminsky's "Pig Perfect: Encounters with Remarkable Swine and Some Great Ways to Cook Them."