PigCooking with a Passion for Pork



The charismatic Chef Patron of The English Pig, Johnnie Mountain, shows you how to prepare and cook pork to perfection in his debut cook book Pig.

In Pig, charismatic chef Johnnie Mountain celebrates the pig in all its glory. With more than 100 recipes, as well as information, tips and QR (Quick Response) codes that take you to how-to video footage throughout, this book shows you how to cook pork brilliantly. Chapter One, ‘Home Favourites’, gives you simple recipes for the whole family, including Pork & Apricot Tagine. In Chapter Two, ‘Cured, Dried, Preserved & Smoked’, you’ll find recipes with a wide range of tastes and textures, such as Pancetta-wrapped Pork with Mushroom Stuffing. Chapter Three, ‘Aromatic & Spicy’, shows you how to infuse fiery flavours into dishes like Sichuan Pork Noodles. And Chapter Four, ‘Slow-Cooked’, reveals the secret of truly succulent pork with recipes such as Slow-Roast Belly of Pork. Special features throughout explain the different cuts of meat and how to smoke, preserve, cure and braise.

Johnnie Mountain is a larger-than-life and entertaining chef, star on BBC2′s Great British Menu, and owner of The English Pig, Barbican and The English Pig, SW1 at The Atrium in London. He previously worked at Cafe Dell Ugo, Zilli Fish and The Fat Duck, and then branched out on his own in 2000, opening Mosaica, then The English Pig and, most recently, The English Pig at The Atrium. More information can be found at www.johnniemountain.com