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Secrets and History Behind Traditional Jamón Ibérico, Part 3

Secrets and History Behind Traditional Jamón Ibérico, Part 3

To conclude our series on secrets of jamón ibérico, we are sharing some tips as to how to pick the best cuts of Spanish ham from the market. Additionally, we will give you some pointers on how to cut the perfect slice of ham from the leg. Is your mouth watering yet? Different varieties available…

Secrets and History Behind Traditional Jamón Ibérico, Part 2

Jamón Ibérico

Following up on our first post about the secrets and history behind jamón ibérico, we are sharing more facts about this Spanish delicacy! Spanish ham dates back centuries, so this cured and salty treat has so much information behind it. While you can find jamón ibérico in many stores and shops, not all ham equal….

Secrets and History Behind Traditional Jamón Ibérico

Secrets and History of Jamon Iberico

Spain is rich in history and culture, with many age-old traditions still being honored to this day. This is quite noticeable in Spanish cuisine, where many recipes are unchanged from past generations. Additionally, the way that food is produced and prepared can be as important as the food itself. Traditional Spanish cuisine includes many delicious…

Barcelona´s Best Places to buy Jamón Ibérico

BARCELONA´S BEST PLACES TO BUY JAMÓN IBÉRICO

Many of our customers ask us during our food tours if we can give them some recommendations for the best places to buy one of Spain’s best-known culinary treasures: the jamon iberico. You can find jamon iberico in endless specialized gourmet shops all around Barcelona, in supermarkets as well as at the famous old food…

Facts & Quality Secrets for buying Jamon Iberico

Facts and Secrets for Buying Jamon Iberico - Blog image

The Spanish tradition of producing Jamon Iberico traces back more than two thousand years when the Romans controlled most of Spain. But until the 13th century Jamon was exclusively served to the royalty. Nowadays, Spaniards eat on average up to 7 pounds of cured ham per year. Due to the importance of this delicacy in…