On The Pig's Back


***** GOLD MEDAL *****  

@ Irish Food Awards Blas na hEireann 2016

for  Pork Terrine with Hazelnuts & Cranberries        



Great Taste Award 2016 : 2 AWARDS

***** GOLD STAR *****  for  COUNTRY Terrine

***** GOLD STAR *****  for Chicken Liver Pâté with smoked bacon & Port



***** GOLD MEDAL *****  

@ Irish Food Awards Blas na hEireann 2015

for  Spiced Pork Terrine with Apricots & Figs



Irish Food Awards blas na hEireann 2014 : On The Pig's Back scooped                        all 3 medals in the Pates & Terrine Section! 
Blas na heireann 2014 : Gold + silver + bronze Medal!!
***** GOLD MEDAL**** to Chicken Liver Pâté with smoked bacon & Port
*****  SILVER MEDAL *** to Pork & Plum terrine
****Bronze Medal **** to Chicken Liver Pâté with Garlic & Brandy


***** GOLD STAR *****  

@Great Taste Award 2013 for  

Pork & Plum Terrine



***** GOLD STAR *****  @Great Taste Award 2012 for Chicken Liver Pate with Smoked bacon & Port

******GOLD STAR *****  @Great Taste Award 2012 for Chicken Liver Pate with Garlic & Brandy


***** SILVER *****  @ Blas Na hEireann 2011 for Chicken Liver Pate with Smoked Bacon & Port

***** SILVER *****  @ Blas Na hEireann 2009  for Pork & Plum Terrine.


    RECOGNITIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:                     

     Recent recognitions:

    2015 : Irish Food Writers' Guild  Award

      for On The Pigs Back Pates & Terrines!



             On The Pig's Back won the 'Small Producer of the Year' Award at the IFQA 2014.

    We were awarded the 'Best in Farmers Market Cork' in the Blas Na hEireann 2013.

    We are shortlisted in the 'Cafe of the year' Good Food Ireland Award 2013.

    The Stall in the English Market got a 'Highly Recommended' Award for Good Food Ireland 'Shop of the year award' in 2012.

    We have been selected and listed in the following guides:

    * Bridgestones Guides

    *Georgina Campbell Guide.


    We are listed and referenced in the following books:

    • "Serving a City" :The Story of Cork's English Market (Paperback)  By Diarmuid Ó Drisceoil & Donal Ó Drisceoil                                                     
    • "The Farmers Markets"               by Clodagh Mc Kenna
    • "A taste of Cork: A gourmand's tour of its food and landscapeby Sean Monaghan & Andrew Gleasure.
    • "Good food in Cork" 2006-2007  by Myrtle Allen & Caroline Workman for Cork Free Choice Consumer group. www.corkfreechoice.ie

    We are members of the following associations:

    * Good food Ireland: 


    * Eurotoques

    * Slow Food.



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