I Like Pig:

recipes and inspiration from New York City's Pig Island

A book that tells a story through recipes of small, family-owned pig farms and their journey to the big city marketplace where renown chefs create delectable pork dishes at the outdoor cooking festival, Pig Island.


I Like Pig: recipes and Inspiration from New York City's Pig Island

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I Like Pig: recipes and Inspiration from New York City's Pig Island

Jimmy Carbone, the producer of Pig Island, New York City’s definitive annual pork fest, has teamed with James Beard Award winning cookbook author Rachel Wharton to create a cookbook full of porcine goodness. Every year dozens of chefs come together and celebrate the agricultural bounty of the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey, Connecticut) at Pig Island. I Like Pig serves up some of the most popular recipes from the first four years of Pig Island.
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Featured Recipes

- Joe Doe’s Lard Biscuits from Joe Dobias, chef and owner of Joe & Misses Doe in NYC
- King’s Lumpia Shanghai by King Phojanakong, chef and owner of Kuma Inn and Umi Nom
- Lavender-Braised Pork Shoulder by Elizabeth Schula, co-founder of Saltie
- Leftover Pulled Pork with Big White Beans by James Beard Award Winner Rachel Wharton

In addition to recipes the I Like Pig ebook includes photo-essays with photography by John Taggart that details the journey from farmer to butcher to restaurant to chef and how a whole hog is broken down and prepped.

Press, Reviews & Links

edible Manhattan - I Like Pig: Jimmy Carbone Writes a Pig Island Inspired Cookbook, Edited by Rachel Wharton - Read More on edible Manhattan

International Association of Culinary Professionals Finalist

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