The curing process which results in the Fermín Jamón Serrano is completely traditional. The hams are cured in drying rooms with open screened windows, caressed by mountain air as it wafts through the area where the hams are hung.
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.
Fra` Mani Smoked Uncured consists of two seasoned and slow-smoked pork bellies made according to the traditional Italian production method of pancetta arrotolata (rolled pancetta). Hand trimmed and hand-salted, our Smoked Uncured Pancetta is seasoned with our own blend of spices and smoked over hickory woo