Ham can be dry-cured or wet-cured. Dry-cured ham is made by rubbing the meat with a mixture with salt. Then, it is dried and aged. Wet-cured ham is made with brine. Ham is pork. Ham is one of the foods forbidden by kosher rules.
Kinds of dry-cured ham:
- Prosciutto crudo (Italian)
- Prosciutto di Parma (Italian)
- Jamón serrano (Spanish)
- Jamón iberico (Spanish)
- Country ham (American)
- York ham (English)
- Westphalian ham (German)
Ham is used in SPAM.
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