Spanish-influenced dry chorizo. Brick-red in color and seasoned with pimenton de la Vera. Piquant and slightly smoky. About 12 inches long. Slice 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick pieces.
SLICED RETAIL Dry-cured ham, obtained by salting and curing selected fresh bone-in hams from pork raised and slaughtered in Europe. Slow-cured for at least 400 days in the Parma region (Italy), using only natural products: pork ham and Mediterranean sea salt. After the curing process, the bone and rind are removed.
An Italian delicacy that dates back to at least the 12th century, prosciutto is cherished for its texture, color, fragrance and taste. Our prosciutto comes from the highest quality fresh hams that are gently massaged with a hint of salt and then placed in our aging rooms for the slow drying process. Our Curing Masters check the prosciutto daily in the traditional Italian manner handed down for hundreds of years. When cured to perfection, the prosciutto is then hand-trimmed by our Master Salumiere.
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.
The King of Italian dry cured hams, Prosciutto di Parma is a highly controlled product, produced under strict Italian law which governs the size of leg to be used, where the legs come from, and what the hogs eat, among other strict considerations. Once the leg has been selected, it undergoes a salting stage that last for a few weeks. Next it is cleaned off to begin the curing process, which occurs in humidity and temperature controlled rooms replicating the fall, winter and spring seasons. This slow process is closely monitored to ensure that the legs are properly cured and that the end product measures up to the high standards established by Italian law. Prosciutto di Parma has an attractive rosy coloring, distinctive mild and delicate flavor, and a velvety smooth texture. It is a sophisticated, ready-to-eat and highly nutritious addition to any snack or meal. Enjoy a variety of meals including sandwiches, pastas and soups.