12 LB AVG
Bayonne ham indeed draws its origins in various cities of the Adour Basin, but its influence and reputation grew through the important port of Bayonne whose name it bears. Soon the outstanding flavor of this delicacy won the favor of the gourmands of France and beyond. Bayonne ham is a prized guest at every banquet. With success came intensified production over the centuries and gradually , methods of manufacture were refined to meet more precise and demanding specifications. The selection of pigs , the time and breeding conditions , salting , drying, refining … are all steps that meet the highest criteria.
Bresaola (air-dried, seasoned beef) has a long history originating from Northern Italy in the late 1400`s. It`s a 98% lean air-cured beef product made from high quality specially selected top round beef cuts that are rubbed and seasoned with custom blends of spices, berries and aromatic mountain herbs. Imported from Uruguay, Bernina Bresaola maintains the traditional manufacturing methods resulting in a moist and delicate flavor sensation.
We use closely-trimmed pork shoulder that`s rubbed with salt and chili pepper, then slow-aged and air-dried for at least 45 days to bring out its full tenderness and fragrance, complemented by a spicyÂ finish. To View Product Data Sheet For This ItemÂ CLICKÂ HERE.
Tanara Prosciutto di Parma D.O.P. at any age is produced under strict Italian law which governs the size of the hog leg to be used and what the hogs eat, among other strict considerations. Once the perfect leg has been selected, it undergoes a sea salting stage that last for a few weeks. The actual curing process occurs in humidity and temperature controlled rooms which replicate the fall, winter and spring seasons. An added bonus is the pure breeze from the Appennine mountains that blows into the curing house windows, thus adding an a unique form of air terroir to the ham. The entire process is time-consuming and tedious, but Tanara`s end product always measures up to the highest standards so that it earns the Parma fire-branded crown stamp with honors. The 24-month version sets itself apart with its bold black label.
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This Prosciutto di Parma is crudo and produced with Italian pork coming from the best breeding areas of the Po Valley and from pigs that have only eaten natural feed. The thighs weigh at least 13 kg or more. The ham is treated with sea salt for a pleasantly sweet taste; no other ingredient or additive is used. A lard called sugnatura is rubbed on the bottom of the ham where the bone is to protect the ham and to ensure consistent development. Once prepared, each ham is taken to special ventilated