Presunto – Prosciutto


Presunto – Prosciutto

Do you know the difference between presunto (Portuguese ham) and prosciutto (Italian ham)?

The Portuguese ham called Presunto is predominantly smoked while the Italian prosciutto is not.
Prosciutto is cured in the cold natural air for months. The duration of the cure depends on the region of origin.
Among the most well-known are:

  • Il Prosciutto di Parma
  • Il San Daniele
  • Il prosciutto di Norcia which from the same area of Spoleto, hometown of chef Sergio Crivelli

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