CUTS - Ham: Prosciutto, Speck & Spallacia

 

La Quercia Prosciutto Americano
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NAME
Prosciutto Americano
FLAVOR PROFILE
Earthy, rich, deep, sweet
BREEDING
Mixed, generally Duroc or Berkshire crossed on Lancaster, Duroc
SPECIAL QUALITIES
Antibiotic Free, family farm raised, vegetarian fed
GROWER
Heritage Acres, Niman Ranch,
NAME OF CUT
Rear leg/Ham
INGREDIENTS
Pork, Sea Salt
AGING TIME
9-12 Months
SIZE
7-10 lbs
FORMATS AVAILABLE
Whole piece, sliced 1 lb or 3 oz, crumbled for cooking
USER RECOMMENDATIONS
Salumi platters, sandwiches, salads, pizza (add after baking). Any recipe that calls for prosciutto
CHEESE PAIRING
Alpine-style cheeses (Ascutney Mountain, VT), aged sheep's milk (Dante, WI), aged cheddars (Beecher's Flagship Reserve, WA)
BEVERAGE PAIRING
Lager, Hard Cider, Champagne, Lambrusco
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"silken-textured, nutty-sweet..."

— Christine Muhlke,
New York Times Magazine

"The prosciutto produced by this Iowa-based company would make an Italian weep with its award-winning balance of salty, creamy, sweet, and rich"

Bon Appetite Magazine


"Incredible texture, a sweet finish and a delicious taste."
Lora Zarubin , House + Garden

"Lovely, rosy pink hue, suave and velvety, astonishingly the flavor is deeper and more intense than any Italian prosciutto I know of."
— David Rosengarten, 
Food Network star, 
James Beard Award winner

"The best prosciutto!"
— Andrew Carmellini, James Beard Award winning chef, NYC
"Top top quality, lots of flavor, very direct and rich."
— Robert Parker,
Master food and wine critic