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Ham, Iberian -

Iberian ham is one of the greatest treasures of Spanish gastronomy and one of the most appreciated gourmet products. Its presence is unequalled: fine cane, Pata Negra ham, red lean, its infiltrated fat and very juicy bacon stand out. Its high levels of oleic acid provided by the acorn ensure its tenderness and palatability, but also give it properties that make it one of the healthiest foods in the Mediterranean diet and a heart-healthy product.   NUTRITIONAL CONTRIBUTION OF IBERIAN HAM   Acorn-fed Ibérico Jamón Ibérico, as well as being a unique gourmet product, is a very complete food from...

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Cheese production in Spain dates back to the nomadic peoples and nowadays there is a wide variety of cheeses distributed throughout Spain. Today we can say that more than 150 different types of cheese are produced and there are 32 cheeses with Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O.), some of them of international renown.The Protected Designation of Origin (P.D.O.) is regulated by a Regulatory Council to guarantee high quality products linked to the geographical environment from which they originate. It is important to maintain manufacturing standards.So much variety of cheese is due to the different conditions of orography, soil, climate and...

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Temperatures are starting to rise, there are more and more hours of sunshine per day and it's not so tempting to eat spoon dishes. It is time for recipes that are lighter and quicker to prepare, allowing us to spend as much time as possible out of the kitchen. But be careful! This does not mean giving up eating quality products. In today's blog we leave you with 4 original recipes that we are sure you will want to try. Take note! IBERIAN HAM, FIGS AND BLUE CHEESE ON TOAST Toasts are one of those snacks that you can enjoy...

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Spherification is a culinary technique widely used by modern chefs, being a subcategory of what is usually called molecular cuisine. It basically consists of presenting a food in the form of spheres or ovals that have a soft texture on the outside and contain liquid on the inside, producing a curious and pleasant sensation in the diner when they are placed in the mouth. The outer layer of the sphere is a jelly formed by the reaction of two compounds, usually sodium alginate on the one hand, which is a natural thickener from seaweed, and a calcium-rich solution on the...

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Cheese on its own is a delicacy, but if we want to get adventurous and vary a little, we have many options for accompanying cheese. We must distinguish between fresh, soft, semi-cured and cured cheeses, as the flavour and intensity of the cheese will determine what other flavours it can be accompanied with.

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