Jamón Ibérico

The rest of the world does not understand the reverence with which Spaniards treat their ham. Jamón Ibérico (cured Iberian ham) comes from black hoofed Iberian pigs that are fed exclusively on acorns. You can see ham legs hanging in lots of bars around Spain, and – believe it or not – a common Christmas bonus given out in companies is a whole ham leg.

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