Acorn-fed chorizo 100% Iberian, Individual case 80 grs, Belloterra
Chorizo is a meat sausage originating from the Iberian Peninsula , also traditional in Latin American cuisine and in other regions with Spanish and Portuguese cultural influence, where it can be part of fusion cuisine .
The name chorizo has a more restricted use in Spain, where this sausage always has garlic and paprika , which gives it its characteristic flavor and its red color; In Latin America chorizo can refer to other types of sausages (Iberian chorizo is known in this region as Spanish chorizo).
In Spain it is a cured sausage (well air, well smoked ), made mainly from pork minced and marinated with spices , the most characteristic being the paprika , which is the most distinctive element of chorizo compared to other sausages , and also the one that gives it its characteristic red color and slightly spicy flavor. The skin of this type of sausage is usually pig small intestine , although the large intestine of the same is also used for the variety of chorizo cular . In Spain, for a sausage to be called chorizo , it must necessarily contain paprika and garlic ; this differentiates it from the chorizo of other countries. The omelette is popular chorizo .
Made in Belloterra, Taking care of the details of the production and transformation of the Iberian. We take advantage of our unique environment, guarantee the quality of the production process and apply traditional know-how while continuing to invest in a continuous process of innovation.
Belloterra's facilities are located in Añora, the heart of the Los Pedroches region, in the northern part of the province of Córdoba. This enclave allows the Iberian pig to feed itself with the best raw material: the holm oak acorn, whose high content of natural sugars gives the Los Pedroches ham its characteristic sweet flavor.
Without forgetting the efficient management and commercialization of our products, we are strongly committed to the revaluation of our sector with the same culture and tradition that for centuries has revolved around it.
Acorn-fed ham properties
- It reduces the risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases, preventing the rise in blood pressure and thrombosis.
- Decreases the presence of harmful lipids and increases antioxidants.
- It has beneficial fats for increasing "good" cholesterol, HDL and reducing LDL ("bad" cholesterol).
- Its meat is a good source of potassium and provides many vitamins such as thiamine, rivoflavin, vitamin B12, niacin and vitamin B6.
- High in minerals such as iron, phosphorus, magnesium, zinc and potassium .
Ingredients: Iberian pork, lean pork, salt, black pepper, nutmeg, sugar and preservative.