Cochinillo Asado

Roast Piglet

Preparation info

  • 18

    Raciones
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

MoVida Rustica

By Frank Camorra and Richard Cornish

Published 2009

  • About

IN CENTRAL SPAIN, SUCKLING PIG IS KING. PEOPLE WILL DRIVE SEVERAL HOURS FROM THEIR TOWN OR CITY INTO THE COUNTRY TO THEIR FAVOURITE ASADOR OR ROAST HOUSE. SOME ARE INTIMATE LITTLE ROOMS; OTHERS LOOK LIKE TRUCK-STOP DINERS WITH A CHIMNEY; SOME ARE GREAT 300-SEATER RESTAURANTS. SOME DINERS COME FOR THE STEAK, OTHERS THE LAMB, BUT MOST COME FOR THE PIG. LITTLE PIGLETS ONLY A FEW KILOGRAMS IN WEIGHT ARE SPLAYED WITH THEIR LEGS OUT AND COOKED WHOLE IN LARGE TERRACOTTA CAZUELAS. NOT