suckling pig

noun

: a young pig that is roasted and served at a meal

Examples of suckling pig in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ultimately, too much of the menu, which includes such large-format dishes as suckling pig, leads me to wonder if food critics can file for hazard pay. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 11 July 2024 At the restaurant inside this Hot List winner, the menu offers through-and-through Italian classics that range from the familiar (a perfect spaghetti pomodoro) to the innovative (crispy suckling pig with orange caramel sauce). Todd Plummer, Condé Nast Traveler, 5 June 2024 Though it was inspired by the cuisine of Spain’s Basque region, the restaurant at the Rubell Museum in Miami’s Allapattah neighborhood relied heavily on steak and pork and other meat dishes, serving dishes like suckling pig to eager diners. Connie Ogle, Miami Herald, 16 Apr. 2024 Other only-in-Miami highlights are the stone crab salad, crispy confit and suckling pig. Melinda Sheckells, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Apr. 2024 Start with the Galician-style octopus, cooked with olive oil, paprika and potatoes ($23.95), and follow it with the roast suckling pig, with crackling skin and juicy meat ($74.95), and a rich chocolate soufflé ($15.95) for dessert. Luisita Lopez Torregrosa, New York Times, 4 Apr. 2024 New items include suckling pig green pozole (pictured), tortilla noodle soup; potato tortita tacos; octopus and scallop tostada and more. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Mar. 2024 Jim Tarbell, then the owner of both Arnold’s and Grammer’s, offered roasted goat and suckling pig at the former and piles of sausages, including bockwurst, metts and andouille, from Avril & Son butcher shop (now Avril-Bleh) at the latter. Keith Pandolfi, The Enquirer, 1 Mar. 2024 Join the Marin Chinese Cultural Association in celebrating the new year with everything from jai and prawns to suckling pig and red bean soup, plus live performances including traditional guzheng and lion dancing. Brittany Delay, The Mercury News, 15 Jan. 2024

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“Suckling pig.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/suckling%20pig. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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