National Roast Suckling Pig Day - December 18
Mon, Dec 18, 2023

National Roast Suckling Pig Day

Are you waiting for National Roast Suckling Pig Day? Today is your chance to cook a delicious dish from your favorite meat! Housewives who prefer delicacy have a win-win recipe that is praised by friends and family. So Hurry to the kitchen and please those around you with a delicious dinner!


A suckling pig is an animal that has not yet been taken from its mother. It is believed that its meat has amazing tenderness. Adult pork does not compare – you cannot use other meat in the recipe. Anyone who has tried it will reveal the difference in a second. The delicacy is expensive in good restaurants, but it is worth trying.

Another advantage is that meat does not harm the figure, because it does not have extra calories. Surprised? Piglets do not yet have time to gain weight and fat, so the layers are simply absent. Despite this, dishes from them turn out to be very juicy – there is not a hint of dryness here.

The researchers found the first similar recipes in the records of the cooks of ancient Rome and China. Many believe that the tradition of roasting a pig originated in Spain – the dish is called “Cochinillo asado”. You can try the delicacy in the taverns of Madrid and Segovia. The recipe is complex and unique, but it is unlikely that you will be told it in establishments!

Interesting facts

It is noteworthy that pigs:

  • Love to wallow in the mud just because of the cold. Pigs cannot sweat.
  • In adulthood they have 44 teeth – they grow throughout life.
  • Contributed to the development of insulin and many other medicines.
  • Live on all continents of the planet except Antarctica.
  • Love to listen to music and play with their relatives.
  • Are smart animals – they are perfectly trainable.
  • Are unable to look up.

How to take part

The best thing to do at National Roast Suckling Pig Day is to taste the delicacy! If you know how to cook on your own, be sure to spend time on this. Or head to the nearest restaurant and enjoy the chef’s meat.

When is National Roast Suckling Pig Day celebrated in 2023?

National Roast Suckling Pig Day is observed on December 18 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday December 18 2023
Wednesday December 18 2024
Thursday December 18 2025
Friday December 18 2026

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