How to make Prosciutto

Prosciutto is a dry-cured ham. It is pork and it is not cooked, but it is not raw flash. It is very hard to explain what is prosciutto to people from middle east, because in these countries pork meet is not very common.

When we eat prosciutto we usually find it in fine slices like in the picture show here, and these slices can be cutted by hand or with a machine. But how is the process from the raw meat of the pig to these slices ?

Prosciutto di Parma

Image from Wikipedia - Prosciutto di Parma


We selected from YouTube this very interesting video that explains how from the raw meat of pork you prepare the prosciutto. You might find unbelievable that it is just matter of preparing correctly the raw meat, cover it with salt, and wait for 1 year. If you cannot believe please look at the video !

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