Which types of ham-slicing knifes are?
Feb10

Which types of ham-slicing knifes are?

Did you know that ham knifes have a fundamental role on its quality? There is nothing better for Christmas than a good Iberian ham. This may not sound Greek to you but, did you know how to use them properly? Let me make a brief introduction for you: traditional ham-slicing knife, ham-slicing knife with alveolus, cooking knife and knife-grinder as an accessory. If you want to become an expert ham cutter but do not know how to start, we’ll give you some tips for you not to lose when you start your piece. It is important not to put the cart before the horse and know how to properly use each knife. Continue reading, we are guiding you.   Kinds of ham-slicing knifes   Firstly, there is the traditional slicing knife, i.e. the all times slicing knife. To get a high quality slicing knife and not to waist our money, the blade should be long and flexible, as made with stainless steel. This is important to make a nice and fine cutting in order to profit the ham as much as possible and enjoying its flavour and aroma.   Secondly, we have the slicing knife with alveolus. In sort, it is like a traditional slicing knife with little “holes” to separate the slices better. If you normally slice hams or it is your job, this knife is perfect for you.   Thirdly, there is the cook knife. This knife is quite different by their characteristics and the use given. Unlike the previous two, the blade is rigid and wide to well remove the bark.     Ham-slicing knifes accesories   As a complement, we can also count on a knife-grinder to hone our knives before using them. It is important to have all our knives in perfect conditions to cut the ham the best possible slice and enjoy it. If you don’t know which knife to choose we recommend you to try the natura slicing knife from...

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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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