How to identify the best ham in the world

How to identify the best ham in the world

31.MAR.2014
At Joselito we work hard to ensure all our hams are of supreme quality. That’s why we examine and run exhaustive controls on all our pieces to ensure we always produce the best ham in the world. Identifying the best ibérico ham involves knowing how to appreciate certain aspects that should feature in hams of this kind. The calado is the key part of the process for judging these characteristics and the Maestro Jamonero or Ham Master is responsible for examining the hams at this stage, which marks the end of a long, slow curing process. Give how difficult this part of the process is, there are those who look for alternatives to obtain more empirical results. Different models of electronic nose exist, for industrial use, which allow several hams to be checked at the same time. However, these devices can never replace the traditional way of doing it, using a technique that has been used for hundreds of years and which still involves a series of sensations that cannot really be achieved with a piece of electronic equipment. And…
Umami: the fifth essence of taste

Umami: the fifth essence of taste

17.MAR.2014
Sweet, salty , bitter, and sour. So far, most of us have learned that we can classify flavors into these 4 major groups. But, for example,… (More..)

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