Violino di capra

Lombardy

violino di capra valchiavenna – photo dreameat.it

Traditional product of the valleys of Lombardy.

It ‘a leg of ham made from goat, aged for 60-90 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
Thyme
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 5-7 days
Seasoning hung in the cellar at 12-14 ° C for 60-90 days
AUTHOR
25/05/2009 – Paolo Boni

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