Cochinita Pibil

Sue Cranberry

Bogotá, Cundinamarca, CO


Cochinita Pibil or Roasted pork is a stew corresponding to Yucatecan gastronomy, based on pork meat marinated in achiote, wrapped in banana leaf and cooked in a@n earth oven using a pre-Hispanic technique known as píib. According to recipes from the early 1900s, Pibil is a technique of pre-Hispanic origin that was initially made with deer, falcon or wild boar.