Category: grocery & gourmet food > meat & seafood > foie gras & p?0074003fs
| Brand: Fermin
| Merchant: Sam's Club Fermin's Ibrico ham is made from 100% purebred, free-range Ibrico pigs native to Salamanca, Spain. Popularly known as "Pata Negra" or "Black Hoof," the Ibrico pig is considered the best for producing high-quality, dry-cured hams with unsurpassed taste and aroma. When the pig reaches approximately 1 year old, it feeds exclusively on acorns for the last few months of its life, in which it doubles in weight, from 200 to 400 pounds. The ham is then covered in sea salt and air-cured with the natural breeze of the mountains near Salamanca, Spain. This process lasts for a minimum of 48 months (4 years) . What you get is a rich, intense and even sweet flavor with beautiful marbling throughout the ham. Marbling is an indication of healthy fats, which have the same properties as olive oil and is high in oleic acid. Fermin's Ibrico ham is considered to be the jewel of Spanish gastronomy. Its intense and delicious aromas, delicate consistency and complexity, and long and buttery aftertaste make this acorn-fed Ibrico ham appreciated and recognized all over the planet. It's a special-edition ham that has been aged for 48 months (4 years) , the longest cured ham available in the U.S. market. Due to its uniqueness, the story and the history behind this product, it's the icon of Spanish gastronomy and also considered to be one of the four aces of the world of gastronomy. In this set, you will also receive a stand and a knife, which allows you to properly and safely cut thin slices. Try a slice and feel how the fat melts on your tongue. Enjoy it at room temperature, never cold. Pair it with dry red or white wine.