Pork loin
Pork loin is a cut of meat from a pig
A pig is any of the animals in the genus Sus, within the Suidae family of even-toed ungulates. Pigs include the domestic pig, its ancestor the wild boar, and several other wild relatives...

, created from the tissue along the top of the rib cage
Rib cage
The rib cage is an arrangement of bones in the thorax of animals. It is formed by the vertebral column, ribs and sternum and encloses the heart and lungs....

. It is very popular in the United States, where it is usually grilled or baked. Pork loins are also sold soaking in marinade. Pork Loin can be used to make many different foods; such as bacon. It is popular in Canada when used as such, Americans call this type of bacon "Canadian Bacon" while in Canada it is called "Back Bacon"

Pork loin roast

A pork loin roast is a roast cut from the loin, or back of a pig. It can take two forms, a center cut roast, which still has the loin ribs
Pork ribs
Pork ribs are a cut of pork popular in North American and Asian cuisines. The ribcage of a domestic pig, meat and bones together, is cut into usable pieces, prepared by smoking, grilling, or baking – usually with a sauce, often barbecue – and then served....

attached, or a boneless pork loin roast, which is most often tied with twine to prevent the roast from falling apart, and usually weighs around 3-4 pounds. In England, some call these cuts "joints" or "legs", even though they are not technically from the leg.
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