|Preparing to remove tongue|
cutting neck from outside in
Photo by: Lord-Williams
Then the head is split into two and the brains are extracted. The ears are cut off at the base. Then the eyes are removed completely.
The meat on the face is carved into thin wide slices. Pieces are cut off around the nose that are neither meat nor bone. These parts are salted, eaten raw, boiled, baked or marinated. Villena further states that fresh pork from males is better that of females.
[ES: Lord-Williams. “Alforjas.“ Jul 26, ’11:Cabeza de Cerdo.” My 31, ’12: Aprovechables. Oct 31, ’11 etc; Sanz. 1967: 51; Sas. 1976:514; and Villena/Calero. 2002:31b-32a35b]