Directly from Parma:
- Fiocco di prosciutto Salumificio DucaleHalf, vacuum packed, 0.9 Kg./2.00 Lbs, seasoned 9 months
Fiocco or Fiocchetto di Prosciutto is considered the younger brother of the culatello, a reductive definition for a cold-cut that has its own quality, worked in the same way, it differs more for its size than for its delicate taste. From the ruby color, thin and sweet on the palate, the Fiocco or Fiocchetto is matured for about 9 months.
The first quality leg of ham of the Pdo production line, is divided into two parts, one to obtain the Culatello di Zibello and the other to obtain the Fiocco / Fiocchetto di prosciutto. It is a lean product, with a delicate taste that is salted by hand and then placed to mature in traditional cellars. It is protected externally by a portion of rind, and on the muscular part discovered, by the suet: these peculiarities allow the flake to maintain the softness and the typical aroma that distinguishes this jewel of our delicatessen.
Ingredients:meat of pork, pepper and salt
Nutritional features:The distinctive characteristic of Parma Ham lies in its high protein content; moreover, the richness in free amino acids, which depends on the curing processes, gives this food a very high overall digestibility
Energy value on 100 gr :231 kcal / 965 kj
Expiration date:4 months
How to store:It must be kept in cool and ventilated rooms, possibly hung to prevent the formation of molds in the contact points. Once opened, spread a bit of olive oil or butter on the cut part. As it tends to dry, wrap it in a linen cloth and store it in the refrigerator.
Combination:Remove the string, brush the surface in running water; it should then be cut into thin slices. It is tasted with bread together with curls of butter and sparkling wines, such as Lambrusco and Malvasia.
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