Author: TheBlackHoof

The truth about mold on Jamon!

Help, my Jamon has mold! More often than not, the pieces of Jamon present a layer of mold that makes us suspect that it may be in poor condition and that we have to throw it away. If you are asking ‘Why is my Jamon Moldy?’ then this is the blog post to understand why […]

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5 Best Ways to Eat Iberico Ham?

5 Best Ways to Eat Iberico Ham? The taste of Iberico Ham is one that needs to be cherished, respected and only enhanced. To mask your Jamon with other flavours would only waste the hard achieved nuances in the most appreciated cured meat that comes out of Spain! If you are Scottish, it is like drinking […]

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How does Iberico Ham Compare to Serrano Ham?

What is the Deference between Iberico & Serrano Ham? Quite often when people ask us for Serrano Ham, what they really mean is Iberico Ham, and visa versa. There is a lot of confusion between the two Spanish hams. They may seem very similar however, they both have very individual characteristics; from the breeding to the […]

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How long does Vacuum Packed Iberico Ham last?

How long does Vacuum Packed Iberico Ham last? Like all cured meats, Iberico ham has a much longer expiration date than you might expect. When it comes to getting the most out of every slice of Jamon Iberico or Paleta Iberica, it is essential that the right environment is created. During the curation process, the […]

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What makes Iberico Ham and Iberico Ham Shoulder different?

Jamon Iberico ‘Iberico Ham’ The Jamon Iberico is the back leg of the pig and is larger than the ‘Paleta Iberica’ (Iberico Shoulder). As the ham is larger, it changes the distribution and quality of the meat- compared to the Iberico Ham shoulder, the ham has a less intermuscular fat content.   Taste and Texture Iberico Ham ‘Jamon Iberico’ due to its size, has a longer curing process. This matures […]

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Pata Negra: The Finest Iberian Ham

Pata Negra: The Finest Iberian Ham A taste of the very best Iberian Ham available is an easy way to change anyone’s appreciation of Spanish cured Ham. It has an intense smokey flavour and a delicate soft texture; this Iberian Ham melts in your mouth. The fat on the Jamon has a gentle milky texture […]

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Spanish Ham Types: The Classification of Iberico Ham

Spanish Ham Types: The Classification of Iberico Ham Iberico Ham can come in many different shapes and sizes. The quality and characteristic of  Jamon Iberico are determined by the production and treatment of the Iberian Black Pig. It is very important to classify the Iberico Ham by quality and production. Introduced in 2014,  each certified category of […]

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