A few weeks ago, we began this series of posts in the myths surrounding ham. After talking about so-called pata negra hams, this week we wish to clarify another of the fake ideas that, occasionally, affect which ham we might buy: “female ham is better”. Female ham but not from a sow Of course, a sow […]
Tag: Ham culture
Ham: a climate-led product
Spain is known all over the world for its gastronomy. Our varied cuisine is just one ingredient attracting millions of tourists a year who fall in love with the flavours of our products. One of the best known is doubtlessly ham. Whether it is our famous Iberian ham or the well-known Serrano ham, Spanish ham is […]
The price of ham
Many people consider ham to be an expensive product. Far from wanting to get into this type of valuation, in this week’s post we are going to try to explain aspects that influence the the final price of ham and leave it up to you to decide whether its price reflects its true value.
History of Ham in Spain
It is undeniable that ham is intimately linked to Spanish gastronomy and culture. Present in our homes, our bars, in our shops, at our weddings and celebrations, and even in our literature and cinema, ham is doubtlessly an emblem of “Brand Spain”. Beyond our borders, there is probably not a single bar or restaurant worthy […]