Mona Abouissa is a Russian-Egyptian journalist based in Cairo with a dark sense of humour and weakness for pickles. Read more...
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The way to kill a pig is different than the way to kill a cow, for the latter you slit its throat and let the blood drain out. Whereas a pig’s arteries run underneath a thick skin and a layer of fat. The way to kill a pig is to stab a knife through the neck so it passes through the animal’s heart. The brown pigs don’t go quietly, they make very creepy sounds. I declined the dinner invitation that day.