Enjoy one of the best delicacies from Spain. This pack includes 3 ounces of sliced gourmet iberico ham sourced from the shoulders of pigs raised free-range in Spain and fed an acord diet.
Cinco Jotas is synonymous of exquisite food. It represents an aromatic flavor and an intense capability to fall in love with the most discerning of gourmet tastes. This shoulder cut will be an essential element of your cuisine and the highlight of your selection of appetizers.
- What is the Spanish ham called?
Jamón is the Spanish word for ham.
- What are the different types of Spanish ham?
There are basically two different types of cured hams, jamón serrano or “mountain ham,” and jamón ibérico or “Iberian ham.” Learn more
- What is the famous Spanish ham?
Iberian ham, or Jamón Ibérico, is the most famous Spanish ham. It is made from the rear leg of the black Iberian pig, a rare breed that can be found in the southern and western regions of Spain and Portugal. It is considered one of the most expensive meats in the world. A leg of Ibérico can cost as much as $4,500.
- What do you eat with Spanish ham?
Because of its intense flavor, the Spanish ham is preferable to eat it on its own. Still, it is usually accompanied by bread, cheese, fruit, and vegetables. Explore recipes with Iberico ham.
- What is the difference between prosciutto and ibérico ham?
Ibérico ham is mainly produced in Spain. It’s not made from “normal” pigs but from Iberian pork. In contrast, Italian prosciutto is an uncooked, unsmoked, and dry-cured ham. Prosciutto is cured for a longer period and in the open air. Although there are many ways of doing it. Also, a pig’s feeding is important for the final result; for example, in some regions of Italy they are fed with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese whey.
In general, Spanish ham is more intense in flavor and prosciutto is lighter and less expensive.
Ingredients: 100% Iberico pork, sea salt, less than 0.5% of seasoning (sugar, sodium citrate, sodium nitrite, potassium nitrate, sodium ascorbate).
Remove from refrigerator and open the package. After 15 minutes, separate the slices on a plate and serve at room temperature.
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