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A Short Guide to Jamon and Chorizo

Unsuspecting UK lovers of bacon and British ham (jamon york) may be astonished to discover that these products, although plentifully available and excellent in Spain, do not even feature on a Spanish gourmet’s radar when it comes to cured pork. Instead the Spanish treat their jamon serrano (mountain air-cured ham) with a reverence, fastidiousness and vocabulary reminiscent of a Frenchman’s attitude to wine. Continue reading

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