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Buying Meat in France – Le Porc

I was overwhelmed with the response to my first post on chicken in this little series on buying meat in France.  I’m so glad my bit of amateur research was useful for some of you readers out there, whoever you are.  This one took a bit more digging, but I hope it’ll be of use as well.

- S

Le porc is at the center of so many traditional French dishes — quiche lorraine, andouillettes, le petit salé, the ubiquitous ham sandwich, and that’s not even getting into paté and all the different types of charcuterie.  It’s used in so many of the classic French dishes, whether it’s the star of the dish or the fat added for extra flavor for vegetables and lean meats. Continue reading

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