Pieds de Porc Panés

Broiled Pig’s Feet

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    as a Main course
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Country Cooking of France

By Anne Willan

Published 2007

  • About

Once or twice a year, I come across a bistro that serves broiled pig’s feet and I fall on them at once. They rival headcheese for gelatinous richness and spareribs for a finger-licking experience. Sainte-Ménehould in Lorraine is renowned for its sumptuous grilled pig’s feet and the capture nearby of the fleeing Louis XVI. I have often wondered if he made a fatal pause to sample them. In traditional butcher shops, and some ethnic groceries, you will find cooked pig’s feet ready to broil. To