Differences between Duroc ham and Serrano ham?

Who doesn’t like a good ham? But, do you know the difference between Duroc ham and Serrano ham? Although both are delicious, they have some distinctive characteristics that make them unique. Which is the best? What is the difference? Read on and find out! First,...

Why is ham so similar to Christmas?

But what makes ham so special at Christmas? Why do we associate it so much with this time of the year? In this article, we explain the similarity between Christmas and Jamon! Christmas is a special time in Spain, full of gastronomic traditions that go back centuries....

What is the origin and future of Iberian ham?

Who hasn’t tasted the delicious Iberian ham? This delicious flavour, which reaches all our senses. Starting with the smell and the taste, the more you eat the more you want and the more you enjoy it, it is incomparable. History and origin of Iberian ham But do...

The five most typical dishes of Spanish gastronomy

Spain is famous for gastronomy, and every gourmet should try these top 5 traditional Spanish dishes. And while they are all delicious in their own right, each one also represents a unique aspect of Spanish culture that goes beyond just the food on the plate.. Next up...

Each cheese, with its specific knife

Today we will focus on the necessary knives to correctly cut the cheese. It is not that there is as much variety as cheeses are known in the market, but it is more than indispensable to know them to make the cut optimally. For simplicity, we will reduce cheeses to two...

Teruel Ham, the best white pork ham

Today, we are talking about Teruel ham, known for being the best ham in the world that comes from white pork. And it is not that we say it, they have a certification of origin that recognizes the good work and respect for the tradition of these ham producers. The...

Tips to avoid ham louse

Today, we are talking about a fairly common condition in hams, although certainly unpleasant. They are the famous ham mites. (The same we can find in our home, causing various allergies, but in this case, they make your ham to be spoiled). avoid ham louses Normally,...

What is the pasture like where the Iberian pig lives?

The pasture is a forest formed by holm oaks, corks and galls. We can find this habitat in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula. In Spain, almost half of hectares of pastures are located in Extremadura. And today, we talk about it because it is the ideal place for...

Iberian ham, always with its fat

As you read. If you had the habit of removing fat from your ham slices, either because you thought it was not very healthy or because you have always thought that fay alters the taste of ham, you have been wrong. First of all, you should know that by getting rid of...

How long does a vacuum-packed ham last?

Today, we have to talk again about when you should make a preferential consumption of your Iberian ham so as not to lose an iota of its quality. how long preserve vacuum pack ham And it is that as you already know, the approximate duration of an entire piece is more...

How to extend the life of cheese?

We not only talk about ham at Pata Negra Online, we like all the delicacies of our gastronomy!, And cheese is one of them, in fact, it has been since ancient times. There are a wide variety of cheeses on the market, suitable for all tastes … but once you have it at...

Whole Ham or vacuum packed?

Are you a little hesitant? Don’t you know which option will be the most appropriate for you? Today we help you choose the option that suits you best. To start, you should know that, in both cases, there is no expiration date, but instead, of preferred...

How many types of Serrano Ham are there?

The Iberian world has been filled with certifications … and we are not complaining about it! From our point of view they are quite a benefit, because they allow the consumer to recognize and differentiate the different production methods. But, we recognize that if you...

How is the price of Iberian ham decided?

Surely, it is something you have ever wondered. And, if you are an observer, you will have appreciated that the price of ham has been progressively increasing during these years. We, as you know, we love it, as well as most Spaniards, because it is part of our most...

Iberian Ham never goes out of style

It is a fact, the export data for Cured Hams and Shoulder cannot be better, reaching more than 130%, compared to the figures of the last 10 years. And it is that, in addition to having increased its consumption within the European market, an increase has been noted in...

Is it healthy to consume Iberian ham?

It may not be clear to you at this point how much is true in the statements ensuring that Iberico Ham is a healthy product. That is why today, we give you some information to end those doubts, and that you can enjoy this food without feeling guilty. Let’s start!...

How are olive oil and EVOO different?

Today, we are talking about olive oil. We will explain what are the main benefits it brings to your health, and the different varieties of it that you can find in the market. Let’s start! differences olive oil evoo We know that 30% of the pulp of the olive is...

Are you preserving olive oil correctly?

Olive oil, a product present in most homes. A juice that comes from the olive, and that is our most precious asset. Therefore, it is only fair that we know how to preserve it properly to enjoy its quality for as long as possible. how preserve olive oil For starters,...

Iberian Ham Diseases

The truth is we like to talk about the wonders of ham, but we consider it fair, and necessary, to comment on the different conditions that can alter the quality of this delicacy. Because nobody is perfect, right? Well, in the Iberian hams also happens… Strange Taste:...

Merry Chirstmas and happy 2021!

The Jamonarium team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a happy 2021, surrounded by your family and loved ones. We hope you can enjoy these Christmas holidays in good health and a good Iberian or Serrano ham. Remember that, at this difficult time, at Jamonarium we...

How do you sharpen a ham knife?

Today we bring you a very useful post, and that is, in order to correctly cut your ham or shoulder, you will need to have on hand a good ham knife that is ready and sharp. Therefore, we explain the options you have to always have it available. how sharpen ham knife If...

How to correctly slice a ham?

It seems easy, but when it comes to getting down to work, you will find that not everyone manages to master this art. You should have a lot of patience, but yes, the reward of being able to enjoy a good ham sliced by you with your family, is often the best...

Jabugo, an Iberian treasure

Why is this municipality considered one of the cradles of Iberian ham? Jabugo is located in the heart of Sierra Morena, in what is called Sierra de Aracena and Picos de Aroche, in the north of the province of Huelva (Andalusia). Its Iberian Hams are known throughout...

How to correctly slice a shoulder

Today, we teach you how to correctly slice a shoulder, because you should know that the morphological characteristics of shoulders and hams are different, and the task may be even more complicated. It is not impossible yet, with a few brief indications you will...