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What are the best types of bread to accompany Iberian and acorn ham

By |January 23rd, 2020|Jamón Ibérico|

There is no doubt that enjoying Iberian ham is a gastronomic pleasure like no other. Looking for the perfect accompaniment for this delicacy is an art that can help to enhance its exquisite taste, complement [...]

At Josep Llorens we would like to offer you some tips to choose the best Iberian ham for Christmas

By |December 10th, 2019|Jamón Ibérico|

The Christmas holidays are drawing near, a time of year when there are lots of family reunions and meals. One of the essential guests at every table is Jamon Ibérico - Iberian ham, and we [...]

The importance of salt in Josep Llorens Iberian Ham

By |November 18th, 2019|Jamón Ibérico|

At Josep Llorens we know that salt is one of the essential ingredients to improve the flavour of Iberian ham. We will now explain its importance and why it is a decisive factor in achieving excellent results at the [...]

The differences between jamón ibérico and paleta ibérica

By |October 16th, 2019|Jamón Ibérico|

Jamón ibérico (Iberian ham) and paleta ibérica (Iberian shoulder) are popular products, as those at Josep Llorens know full well. Many people are unaware of the differences between the two products, as their similarities in [...]

Discover some summer dishes with Iberian ham

By |July 19th, 2019|Jamón Ibérico|

In the summer, we prefer lighter dishes which are fresh, nutritious and tasty. We offer you 4 Iberian ham summer dishes that will delight you and your family. Take note! 4 summer dishes with Iberian [...]

What’s the difference between cutting a ham by hand and doing so with a machine?

By |May 20th, 2019|Jamón Ibérico|

At Josep Llorens we’re specialists in Iberian ham and we get asked all kinds of questions about it. The most frequent question is the one about the best way of cutting a ham. We analyse [...]

Do you know why ham is hung up?

By |April 26th, 2019|Jamón Ibérico|

It is common to enter into a bar, restaurant or shop in Spain and find some legs of ham hanging from the ceiling, or from a shelf or a bar. The custom of hanging the [...]

What is a dehesa and what benefits does it bring to Iberian ham?

By |February 20th, 2019|Jamón Ibérico|

One thing that characterises the best Iberian ham is, without doubt, the fact that it comes from the dehesa or oak meadow. Life on the oak meadow means much more than allowing the pig to [...]

Does Iberian ham make you fat?

By |January 21st, 2019|Jamón Ibérico, Jamón Ibérico, Josep Llorens|

Iberian ham is a food enjoyed by almost everyone. However, our company, Josep Llorens, has received a lot of questions about whether eating it regularly is advisable for people who don't want to put on [...]

Gourmet recipes with Iberian ham

By |July 20th, 2018|Jamón Ibérico|

With Iberian ham and some imagination and creativity you can create real gourmet recipes. If you'd like to surprise your dinner guests, take a look to our suggestions. Some ideas and gourmet recipes using Iberian [...]