One of the most important things that differentiates a Jamón Ibérico de Bellota (Pata Negra) compared to other types of Jamón (jamón ibérico not acorn-fed, jamón serrano, prosciutto…) is the level and composition of the delicious and healthy fat and its protein content.
Some people say that summer is not the best time to buy a whole ham due to high temperatures. However, producers of ham belie the topic: Summer is a good time to buy a piece of ham as warm temperatures make the ham “sweat” highlighting its unique taste, smell and texture.
Acorn-fed Pure Ibérico Lomo is one of the most carefully prepared and cured pork products. Its preparation requires a lot of traditional knowledge and attention, and that’s why it’s considered one of the Spanish culinary treasures