During the hot season, which did not allow for air curing, in earlier times people began to cook the meat first and then lightly smoke it. This resulted in a good shelf life and a food product with an extraordinary taste and aroma.
Grease-free cooking ham the upper bowl of the pig made. By the careful cooking and burning incense the ham remains very juicy. The crust is refined intensely with rosemary, which creates a delicate and harmonic taste.
Comb ham is also known as a cervical ham or in Italy as "a Coppa". With its slightly streaky meat structure the ham tastes especially mildly and juicy. He is cut best of all paper-thin and gives a fine mark to salads.
For the gourmets among us, the delicious wild boar ham is recommended. The meat of the wild boar is not comparable to that of the domestic pig. It is aromatic and dark red in colour. Furthermore, the meat is leaner and firmer than that of the domestic pig.
We only use the finest pork for our fennel salami and it is made with natural spices. The salami gets its spicy taste the gentle drying and maturing in the South Tyrolean mountain air. This brings out the delicate flavour of the fennel.