Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
This wretched monstrosity is a Mosefund mangalitsa belly a day into its curing process. This was a bit of a process. I really wanted to find an outlet for all this lovely, fragrant oregano I have. I've just never seen it used much in curing.
Curing some pork neck in hot and medieval spices for Charcutepalooza #11.
See the results of my speck made with Mangalitsa
February Charcutepalooza Challenge: Home Cured Bacon and Pancetta
Come see how to make bacon from a gigantic Mangalitsa pork belly.