Posted 25 March 2003 - 10:04 AM
The suckling pig you sell feeds 8-10 people I have been told, I am more use to a much smaller pig being cooked, which would feed maybe 1-3 people. What age are you piglets and are they actually 'suckling'? Are they of a particular breed?
Also, several times when I have tried to buy suckling pig from various butchers (in Scotland) I have been told that I will have to pay the cost of a whole porker (ie. paying for the potential growth of the pig), is the usual or am I beening given a line by the butcher to save them the bother?
Posted 26 March 2003 - 10:05 AM
We use Gloucester Old Spot piglets and as you point out they are very expensive because of their potential, though I think potential is one thing, the weight of an adult pig is something else?
And glad you enjoy the book.