Deutsch: Schweinefleisch
Pork is the culinary name for the meat of a domestic pig (Sus scrofa domesticus). It is the most commonly consumed meat worldwide.

In the food context, "pork" refers to meat that comes from pigs. Pork is a versatile meat that can be prepared in a variety of ways, and it is commonly eaten around the world. Here are some examples of pork dishes:

  1. Bacon - cured and smoked pork belly
  2. Pork chops - slices of pork loin or rib that are cooked by grilling, frying, or baking
  3. Pulled pork - slow-cooked, shredded pork shoulder or butt
  4. Pork tenderloin - a lean cut of pork that is often grilled or roasted
  5. Ham - cured pork that can be eaten cold or cooked
  6. Pork belly - a fatty cut of pork that can be roasted or used to make bacon
  7. Sausage - ground pork mixed with spices and often stuffed into casings
  8. Pork ribs - pork loin or spare ribs that are grilled or smoked

Here are some similar meats to pork:

  1. Beef - meat that comes from cows
  2. Lamb - meat that comes from young sheep
  3. Goat - meat that comes from goats
  4. Venison - meat that comes from deer
  5. Rabbit - meat that comes from rabbits
  6. Wild boar - meat that comes from wild pigs

While these meats are similar, they have distinct flavors and textures, and may require different cooking methods.


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