Similarities and Differences between Spring Ham and Jamon Iberico

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Spring ham

Spring ham or spring roll is a delicacy that could be found in Asia and most particularly in China, Vietnam, Singapore and Indonesia. It could be eaten either fresh or fried depending on the country of origin. Both style of serving are commonly wrapped with vegetables, meat and other spices that could boost its flavor and aroma. Fried spring rolls are commonly smaller and crisper than the other. Meanwhile, the fresh one is much bigger and more savory.

Jamon Iberico

Jamon Iberico is a Spanish ham made from a native strain of Iberian pigs known for their black trotters. They are related to wild boar, I suppose. Raised in special pens in the Southern and Western parts of Spain, each pig is allowed to roam in a large corralled area for up to two years to fatten, develop their muscles and build up flavor.


Similarities of Spring Ham and Jamon Iberico
Both hams are known and treated special from their own native land, have frabjous flavour and craving scent. Best suit for special occasions and celebrations.

Differences between Spring Ham and Jamon Iberico

Jamon Iberico is so far different from Spring Ham from the production up to their taste. It has a making process; including curing that could take up to 3 years, a specialized ham made from a selected breed of Iberian pig that came from Spanish countryside. The said pigs is known for its large amount of fat layering each ham, allows the Iberico hams to be cured much longer, resulting in a much more complex, intense flavor, with a note of sweetness that is unparalleled.

Meanwhile, spring roll is known for its meat wrapped with vegetables and spices resulting for a different flavour, a combination of veggies and meat flavor. Latter can be easily cooked or made as long as you have the ingredients needed for the recipe.

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