My new book, Pig Tales: An Omnivore’s Quest for Sustainable Meat, won’t be released until later this year, but word is already getting out. This from the Denver Post’s coverage of the Cochon 555 cook-off event that will take place on March 8 in that city:
If all this pork talk triggers a hunger to know more, be on the lookout for Pig Tales: An Omnivore’s Quest for Sustainable Meat by Barry Estabrook (W.W. Norton) . . . .
Estabrook, winner of a James Beard award for magazine feature writing, delves into the world of pigs and pig farmers, looking at modern pork production, from industrial pigs to heritage breeds, like those raised at Flying Pigs Farm, which produces some of the “finest meat I’ve ever tasted,” he writes. “My chop was transcendent, deep-red in color, and well marbled with strands of delicious fat that made it tender, juicy, and sublimely ‘porky.'”
Pig Tales is now available for pre-order. CLICK HERE