Recipes with Spanish ham: Pata negra ham with melon
Feb13

Recipes with Spanish ham: Pata negra ham with melon

See : Recipes with Spanish ham, serrano and Pata negra. Melon with ham is a dish that is usually used in the spring or summer. Its main ingredients are slices of melon and ham. The delicacy of this dish is the mixture of sweet melon with cured ham. Its origin can be located in what used to eat melon with salt and the beginning of the meal. Therefore, the next step might be to replace the salt salty food. The preparation contains few ingredients, but it was introduced several variations in its execution. For example, there are people who are with the pulp of the melon balls, cut into cubes and other wrap them in slices of ham, or just cut the melon and ham into cubes and mix it as a salad. However, the most innovative recipe is one in which it is a puree of melon and put thin slices of ham on top (other variants also include skewers). In all cases, the melon should be slightly sweet, seedless and cold to provide a good contrast to the ham. It may be accompanied by a sweet wine, or even with cava....

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How to cut the Spanish Pata Negra ham?
Feb13

How to cut the Spanish Pata Negra ham?

How to cut the Spanish Pata Negra ham? To make a good cut of a iberico pata negra ham at home you shold follow some easy steps. First, prepare the tools for this task. The “Jamonero” a ham holder, a short rigid knife and a long flexible knife. All knives must be sharppened, it’s very important.   First put the ham in a ham holder, “jamonero”. Be sure you have a solid ham holder or the ham is going to keep on balancing while you cut. Cut the top skin and the fat covering the ham. Then slice the ham with a “jamonero” knife, try to do it as flat as you can, to keep the slice as big as you can. Keep on cutting until you get to the bone. Then turn it upside down and do the same procedure on the other side. The pieces of ham with rest near the bone are very tasty, pull them out with the short knife and eat them as “tapas”. Enjoy your meal!!! Buen provecho !!!...

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Ham holder (jamonero) mod. Segovia
Jan17

Ham holder (jamonero) mod. Segovia

Ham holder with swivel extension arm height. This model offers the possibility to cut the ham in the position you want, either horizontally or vertically, includes V slide that can be set in various positions. Pine Wood Tea Premium high strength and non-toxic lacquered. Height: 29-39cm. Length: 60cm. Width: 23cm. Weight: 6,8Kg  

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