To all gourmets, gourmands and food lovers and
Everybody who enjoys good food at its best;
For eating now or transforming the table
into the most enjoyable pleasure...
what "On The Pig's Back" is all about. Our shop is located in the centre of
Cork's historic English Market where we sell the finest ingredients from the best producers
using local sources whenever possible. Our products are for those who see food and cooking as lifes
necessities as well as lifes greatest pleasures.
On the Pig's Back has been established in the English Market for the past 10 years.
Just a walk through the
aisles of this market is in itself a pleasure. The stalls
display the best fish and meat in Ireland including Corks traditional
tripe and drisheen, breads, fresh fruit and vegetables, olives, pastries and a
fabulous restaurant overlooking the busy market.
Our extensive range of products is all of superior quality.
The Irish Farmhouse Cheese and
French Farmhouse Cheese is carefully
selected from the finest producers and sold in superlative conditions.
We have a wonderful range of Cured Meats from local and continental
suppliers. The Homemade Patés and Terrines are made in our own in store
kitchen from traditional French recipes handed down through
my family and you can enjoy it with the finest of Fresh Bread
made by Declan Ryan from Arbutus bread. We also make fabulous
fresh sandwiches from our products including home
cooked ham. Our quiches, pizza, croissants
with cheese-ham-béchamel, vegetarian filo pastries etc.
are all baked daily and you can buy them hot or cold.
Other gourmet products include an extensive French epicerie range including
foie gras, cassoulets, sauces, dried mushrooms, mustards, galettes
from Brittany, ready meals from a duck farm in Normandy and
the best of Irish Local products ranging from tasty fresh sausages,
locally smoked bacon to homemade jams, sauces, dressings, chocolates
do a seasonal gift basket and also make up gift baskets on demand.
For enquiries and orders contact us by email, telephone or fax.
I hope you enjoy your visit to our site and please call again.