Pork Greaves Spread „Škvarková pomazánka”

Greaves spread is a typical product of pig slaughtering. The best spreadings are homemade and freshly baked. You can use lard for frying. When it is cold, it makes a delicious snack with bread and can be stored in fridge for a very long time. Greaves spread itself has many variations.

Škvarková pomazánka



  • 3 kg of lard
  • 2 large onion
  • 3 spoons of mustard
  • 100 ml of water
  • Caraway
  • Salt

Cube lard to 1 cm large pieces. Put the pieces in a large pot and add water to avoid burning them. Fry lard very slowly and stir continuously until greaves are about half the size and brown. Remove the greaves and squeeze the oil into a glass. Season with salt and caraway. Ground cold greaves, add chopped onion, mustard and mix together. Put spread on fresh bread and garnish with chopped chives.