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Not only do we provide you with great tasting, award winning, responsibly farmed and most importantly totally yummy bacon, but at spoiltpig we like to keep you informed as to the world of bacon, how to eat it, best ways to eat it, unusual things you can do with it and much much more. Check out the articles below for some of our interesting insights…happy reading!

Gluten Free – what’s the deal?

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Gluten Free – what’s the deal?

In a day and age of diet fads, it’s all too easy to dismiss those who go ‘gluten free’ as simply those on a health kick. And whilst that’s perhaps true of the majority of the 8.5million people in the UK who are now gluten free, this diet is not a choice, but a real…

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The full English – breakfast of Champions!

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The full English

“The critical period in matrimony is breakfast time.” – Sir Alan Patrick Herbert, English journalist and writer [1890-1971] “When you wake up in the morning, Pooh,” said Piglet at last, “what’s the first thing you say to yourself?” “What’s for breakfast?” said Pooh. “What do you say, Piglet?” “I say, I wonder what’s going to…

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A brief history of…Curing

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A brief history of…Curing.

No, we’re not talking about the art of going to see The Cure live in a darkened gig venue, nor are we suggesting cures for world peace. We are of course talking about the fine, and ancient art of curing food. Namely, our spoiltpig outdoor bred, British, RSPCA Assured, raised without antibiotics pork to make…

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Bacon. How to cook it

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Bacon. How to cook it.

Fact 1: Bacon. Food of the Gods. We all know that. spoiltpig bacon. Heavenly. Fact 2: There are bazillions of ways to cook bacon. It’s versatile AND tasty. A dream and delight of an ingredient to get cooking with. Bacon is often a personal experience. Do you like yours crispy or slightly ‘wet’? Do you…

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Bacon in the microwave? Really? Are you sure?

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Bacon in the microwave?

Microwaved bacon?  Tut tut.  But just picture the scene…  You’re in the kitchen. You have your packet of delicious spoiltpig bacon ready to cook up a tasty bacon sandwich. Perhaps you turn to your grill? Perhaps to the frying pan? But the thing is, you NEED your bacon sandwich urgently. Aunty Pam is visiting in…

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The Ultimate in Bacon Sandwiches

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Smoked vs Unsmoked

Smoked vs unsmoked; back vs streaky; brown sauce vs tomato ketchup…there are a plethora of considerations when making the best bacon sandwich (mainly led by personal preference). But ultimately there is no right or wrong. As long as you know how to get the most from your outdoor bred, RSPCA Assured pork you’re guaranteed to…

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