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Salt pork from Arcadia

Pasto Arkadias (Salt pork of Arcadia), is a traditional delicacy with an age-old method of preserving meat .Prepared red pork meat is boiled and placed in a terracotta container, which is covered with a thick layer of fat. Traditionally, the container is covered with a piece of cloth and secured with a rock for preservation into summer. Preserving pork meat is a custom dating from antiquity and in Byzantine writings, there are many references to the preparations of salted meat.

Salt pork from Arcadia