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About Simon Boddy

Simon Boddy has been in the meat trade for nearly 30 years, starting in a supermarket and then moving on to butchers shops and catering butchers. He owns the award-winning Best Butcher in Milton Keynes.

About the Book

Pork Perparing, curing and cooking all that is possible from a pig Phil Vickery, Simon Boddy

TPork-book-3d-smallhis celebration of all that is great about pork showcases its fantastic versatility. Chapters cover Shoulder & Ribs, Belly, Loin & Fillet, Ham, Bacon, Sausages and Oddbits (offal), and cover the recipes and techniques needed to make everything from Dry-cured Ham, Chorizo and Salami to Smoked Pig Cheek Pancetta and Black Pudding Fritters.

The 100 international recipes hail from the USA, Spain, Italy, Germany, Hungary, France and India, among others, and explore the cooking and preserving of pork around the globe. The book also covers the rearing of pigs, including their feed regimes, day-to-day care and the best diets to produce flavoursome meat. Essential reading for pork lovers everywhere.

  • Web Price: £20.00
  • RRP: £25.00
  • ISBN:9780857831019
  • Format: Hardback
  • Size: 255 x 205 x 20mm
  • Pages: 208
  • Published: 24 Oct 2013

BBC Radio 2 Foodie Thursday

bbc radio2 logoOn BBC Radio 2 Drivetime with Simon Mayo the resident chef, Nigel Barden cooks up another treat for Foodie Thursday! Bonfire Spiced Pork & Prune Patties by Phil Vickery.

When: Thursday 10th October.

The Times Magazine

The time mag Cutlets and chops. Stir-fry pulled pork. And Sunday roast with crackling...

The humble pig is having a bit of a moment right now, with pulled pork sandwiches drawing the crowds to every hipster hangout, from Pitt Cue in London to Solita in Manchester. You’ll find a great DIY version here, along with recipes for the perfect Sunday roast and pork in sticky plum sauce.  - Tony Turnbull

Alongside 10 recipes from PORK
Published Sat October 12 2013

Ok Magazine

Ok-magazine-logoThe 'This Morning' chef and award-winning butcher Simon Boddy share some tasty carnivorous treats from their new cook book 'PORK'. -OK

Read the full article here

Alongside 2 recipes from PORK
Published Tues November 5 2013


countryfileThe TV chef reveals his love of the countryside and why he's now breeding pigs on his Buckinghamshire farm.

To read the full article click here

Published November 2013

PORK in New Zealand

whitcoulls-logoWow, great to see that PORK has even reached the distant shores of New Zealand; at their biggest and best bookstore at that!

View the book in store here Review

'Chef Phil Vickery & butcher Simon Boddy pool their expertise in Pork'

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Simple Halloween Devilled Pork Chops

Simple Halloween Devilled Pork Chops

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Halloween Pumpkin Tart

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