Traditional Pig Slaughter (matanza) in a Village in Spain

Spain Revealed - James Blick · 154,441 просмотров
A true Spanish pig slaughter! Can you handle it?

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There's a saying in Spain - the only part of the pig you don't use is the "oink". In other words - you use it all! I'd always wanted to experience a traditional Spanish pig slaughter, so I travelled north to a village near Segovia where a family still do it the old-fashioned way. It was a moving, fascinating and delicious experience. From one pig, they will eat for much of a year, including making their own ham (jamón) I think people who are interested in eating meat in a sustainable way, and homesteading, will really enjoy watching my experience. Let me know what you think in the comments!

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Hola! I’m James Blick. Spain is my passion! It’s food, it s culture, its history and its people. And I get a massive kick out of sharing everything I’ve learned with visitors to this country. My mission? To help you have a true, rich and delicious experience in Spain!

I’m from New Zealand and have been living in Madrid since 2011 (which my Spanish wife, Yolanda). I’m a co-founder of Devour Tours, where we offer award-winning food & culture tours in Spain’s most delicious destinations. I’ve been featured on the BBC, CBS and Channel 4 talking about Spain and its food and I’ve also written for The Guardian, Sunday Times, El País and others about Spain as a culinary destination. And finally, I make these videos - because it causes me a lot of pain to think that people are in Spain and having a less-than-authentic experience!

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