Prosciutto Green Label, Organic
Fruit forward, builds to nutty, umami flavors then returns to fruit tones for finish
Berkshire male on a white female (Danbred or Chester White)
Certified organic, all pigs born on one farm
Becker Lane Organic Farm, Iowa
Pork, Sea Salt
7-10 lbs per piece
Whole piece, sliced in 3 oz pkg, Bone In.
Savor by itself, on sandwich with butter, wrap asparagus or fruit, especially figs
Parmigiano, Piave Vecchio, Ascutney Mountain (Cobb Hill Creamery, VT)
Champagne, dry Alsatian white
"Lusciously sweet with incredible depth of flavor".— Hugh Garvey,
Bon Appetit Magazine
"Really delicate, dry and delicious."— Paul Kahan,
James Beard Award winning chef/owner of Blackbird, The Publican, Avec, Big Star
"The Kobe beef of prosciutto."— Nick Anderer, chef,
"A joy to taste."— Mark Bittman,
New York Times"There's a sweetness to it that we've never tasted in prosciutto before...it blew our minds"— Shawna James Ahern.
Pork, Knife and Spoon.
"From ordinary mass-produced prosciutto to La Quercia is a leap in complexity and subtlety, you feel like doors have been opened and your prosciutto palate has been expanded in all directions. From La Quercia’s standard product to the organic green label is another such leap, introducing a cheesy funkiness that’s rich and profound."— James Beard Award Winner Michael Gebert
"...rich, aged pork happiness."— Will Fertman,