Jamón

How many slices are in a package of sliced Jamón Ibérico?

There are between 15 and 20 slices of heaven. It’s a good portion for 2 people if you enjoy it with some good quality bread and your favorite wine. It’s important to understand that this is a 100% artisanal product. Each jamón is sliced by hand and each package of sliced ham is slightly different … Continued

What is the difference between Jamón and Paleta?

Jamón is rear leg and Paleta is front or shoulder leg. The size is the main difference. Our Jamón is 16lb average and the Paleta is 10lb average. Both taste very similar. The paleta has more bone and complicates the carving a little bit.  Jamón (rear leg) 16lb yields around 45 to 50 plates (2.5oz/each). … Continued

How to Store and Preserve a Whole Jamón?

A whole leg of Jamón will last up to 9 months unopened from the time it arrives at your doorstep; however, once you open up the vacuum seal, it will last for 6-8 weeks, as long as you store it properly. Our 16 lb whole Jamón 100% Ibérico de Bellota will yield around 45 to … Continued

Do I need to refrigerate my Jamón?

Sliced: Yes. If you bought our Hand Carved Ham, you should place it on the refrigerator until you are ready to eat it, make sure to let it sit for an hour until it is at room temperature.  Whole Leg: No. Just place your jamón on the ham holder provided by Ibérico Club and leave … Continued

How Long does a Whole Jamón last?

A whole Jamon leg can last up to 9 months unopened and around 6-8 weeks once opened from its airtight seal. You can store it on the ham holder provided by Ibérico Club, over the kitchen countertop away from any direct heat source. Once you start slicing your jamón, make sure to cover the exposed … Continued

What is the weight of the Sliced Jamón package?

2.5 oz per package (~ 70gr). This is 15 to 20 slices of delicious Pata Negra; hand-carved. Other more industrial versions slice the ham with machines and offer packages with the same exact amount of slices, but the quality will never be the same.  View our Jamon Slection

How to Store and Preserve Sliced Jamón?

A vacuum-sealed package of hand-carved Jamón Ibérico will last up to 4 months in the refrigerator. An opened package, however, should be enjoyed the same day. Never freeze jamón. Only sliced Jamón Ibérico needs to be refrigerated. Be sure you pull it out of the fridge about an hour before serving so it can come … Continued

How to Cut / Carve Jamón?

Carving an Ibérico ham by hand is simple, and is part of the unique Ibérico tasting process. To give you the most authentic experience, our whole Jamón Ibérico de Bellota comes with a holder and a specialty ham knife. Let us show you the best way to slice your ham with our easy 5-step process.  … Continued

What brand is your Jamón?

Our very own Maestro jamonero makes a very special selection of the brand Alta Expresión from COVAP. It’s coop from the El Valle de los Pedroches in Córdba, Andalucía, Spain that makes the finest jamones you will ever try. We guarantee it with a full refund if you try it and don’t think the same. … Continued

What are white spots in my Jamón?

These small chalky white dots on the jamón ibérico are the result of the crystallization of an amino acid called tyrosine. It is the result of natural, artisanal, and traditional curing and it is a sign of the quality and the excellence of the product. Your Jamon is perfectly good to consume. Full article: https://www.ibericoclub.com/what-are-the-white-spots-on-your-acorn-fed-iberico-ham-tyrosine/