Travel and cuisine in Italy

Prosciutto cotto




prosciutto cotto
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Prosciutto cotto

cooked ham








The cooked ham is produced in different areas of Piedmont.

It consists of the muscles of the thigh of the pig subjected to salting and cooking.

When cut, shows the muscular part of the characteristic pink color, surrounded by fat or less coverage in the region of the thigh.

Very good Italian prosciuttos is on sale at

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