Pig’s head is a good source of meat and gelatin.
Did you know
- In Quebec, braised pig’s head is used to make head cheese. To do this, the head is soaked in the brine for a few days. The meat contains a lot of gelatin once it is cooked.
- When roasted, the rind is deliciously crispy.
- Pig’s head is particularly popular in Asia, and this cut is exported to Asian markets. Every part of the pig gets used.
- You can buy pig’s head whole in many ethnic markets or order it from some butcher shops and specialty grocery stores.