Violino di capra del Luinese

Luino, Lombardy

Violino di capra del Luinese

Traditional product of the valleys of Luino (Varese).

It ‘a ham made from goat’s leg.

And ‘aged product at least 60 days.

Presents the original anatomical shape that roughly resembles a violin.

It has a gray exterior, mahogany red brownish when cut.

About 50 cm long, has a weight ranging between 1.5 and 2 kg.

INGREDIENTS
Leg of goat
Salt
Garlic
Cinnamon
Red wine
Crushed pepper
Laurel
Juniper berries
Cloves
Coriander
Spices composition varies from manufacturer to manufacturer
Sodium nitrate (E 250)

STAGES OF PROCESS
Degreasing
Trimming
Preparation of tanning
By stacking tubs tanning
Stop at 4-5 ° C for 20 days with daily massage
Hung drying in a dry and ventilated for 7 days
Seasoning hung in the cellar at 12-14 ° C for 60 days
AUTHOR
23/03/2006 – Paolo Boni

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