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Spanish Ham, which one do you choose?

Spanish Ham, which one do you choose?

Photo credit: Agacuj Spanish ham, which one do you choose? Hams with a white layer... I often receive questions about the different types of Spanish ham. Many consumers and professionals in the Netherlands and other countries are often confused by the variety of Spanish...

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Bellota Ibérico Ham vs the Cebo Ibérico Ham

I will explain some fundamental points that will hopefully shed some light on these two types of ham within the Iberian legislation. Today I want to talk about two types of Iberian hams according to the Iberian standard that we have on the market...

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Ibérico connoisseur Cati Gómez

Ibérico connoisseur Cati Gómez

Cati Gómez the independent expert on Ibérico.[/caption] Cati Gómez the independent expert on Ibérico. Ibérico connoisseur My television debut on Dutch television! NPO After almost 10 years of hard, serious and independent work. Learned and learned a lot about...

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Ask the expert

Ask the expert

Can we recognize the quality of an Ibérico Ham only by the color of the hoof? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOptUpSnTEE The color of the hoof, black, is often associated with the quality of Iberian hams. "Pata negra", "then it's good", thinking...

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Salt in the Spanish ham… necessary or unnecessary?

Salt in the Spanish ham… necessary or unnecessary?

Spanish ham during curing We are currently very concerned about the effects of our diet on our health and that is why many people are concerned about excessive consumption of salt. Spanish Ham is a product that contains salt. We already know that. But...

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Care and maintenance of the Ham

Care and maintenance of the Ham

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5tvhuiPCGo A better appearance in the Spanish ham? Get hydrated. In this way, the ham gets a better appearance that will certainly translate into better product sales. In this video you can see what you can do to...

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Spanish Ham & fridge

Spanish Ham & fridge

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJim3a6nCwI Are you an importer or supplier of Spanish ham? Are you a catering entrepreneur who works with Spanish ham? or maybe a private person? Sometimes we see a whole Spanish ham in a refrigerator or cold store. Even if your company...

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The Ibérico ham color labels

The Ibérico ham color labels

https://youtu.be/aYIbAhoBy54 The Spanish ham color labels. With the Spanish ibérico ham you can find different color labels. Do you know what they mean according to Spanish law and regulations? In this video, Cati Gómez explains important information for consumers and...

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Lecturer Ham Cutting Course in Spain

Lecturer Ham Cutting Course in Spain

Prodeo Teacher Ham Cutting Course in Spain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=roVLOO4j-kU As I mentioned in previous posts, I am a member of a Spanish association about the Ham world, an association formed by people who protecting the culture of the ham and...

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European protection of Spanish ham: DOP JABUGO

European protection of Spanish ham: DOP JABUGO

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcYFr2rO-XU At the Stand of the DOP JABUGO During the visit to the international food fair Madrid Gourmet, Cati Gómez was able to share experiences and knowledge with great professionals and colleagues of the profession. In addition to visiting the...

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

    Cati Gómez is a Partner of the ANDERS foundation. I heard and saw more and more messages about…. OTHERS Foundation. My interest and curiosity was stimulated during the seminar “Doing DIFFERENT entrepreneurship”. None other than Ben Tiggelaar spoke about this...

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Presentations with Spanish Ham – Ibérico ham

Presentations with Spanish Ham – Ibérico ham

  Presentations with the taste of Spanish Ham, from Ibérico ham Cati Gómez is happy to come to you as a speaker to give a presentation about the Spanish ham and then let her taste it directly cut with a knife. This is possible for your company, relation or business event....

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X Championship Spanish Ham Cutters ANCJ

X Championship Spanish Ham Cutters ANCJ

    On January 28, the final of the X championship of Spanish ham cutters took place in Vejer de la Frontera (Cádiz). This annual competition is organized by the National Association of Ham Cutters (ANCJ). The 8 finalists were: *Aníbal Falcón Morales,...

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Pata Negra Catering Event

Pata Negra Catering Event

  Pata Negra Ham catering at your event or location. Most exclusive Spanish Ham for special events; relationship or business events. Pata negra or "de bellota 100% Ibérico Ham" cut live at your event by a female professional Ham cutter, a...

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Ibérico law and regulations

Ibérico law and regulations

Ibérico laws and regulations. Everything about the Ibérico laws and regulations for iberian - ibérico products. The ibérico products (ham, foreleg, loin and meat) are very popular in Spain as well as in other countries. In addition, the Ibérico ham is world...

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Cortadora, the female version of the Cortador

Cortadora, the female version of the Cortador

The female Cortador: The Cortadora "Cortadora" is the female version of the Cortador (ham cutter). Both are the professional behind the Spanish Ham. And Spanish box. The rise of women in Spain started about 10 years ago. The rise of...

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Cortadora Professional

Cati Gómez is a professional Cortadora (Professional Ham Cutter) with the title of Maestra Cortadora (Master Cutter). She is currently the only female professional ham cutter with this title in the Netherlands. She is independent, works with by herself...

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Represent a brand Ham

  Cati Gómez represents producers and suppliers of Ibérico Ham, Serrano Ham or Prosciutto at fairs, demonstrations, open days and events. Cutting the Ham as Cortadora Profesional – Professional Ham Cutter , the female version of...

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Consumer advice

Cati Gómez is an independent Cortadora professional trained in Spain. That means providing customers and consumers with the right information and giving good advice. In addition, she is a member of the AGACUJ association, the only global slide all around the ham...

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Education on hospitality courses

Education on hospitality courses

    I like to pass on my knowledge of Spanish ham (link to Spanish ham) to young people who study at catering courses. In one or more lessons/masterclasses I will show and taste what the essence of Spanish ham is, what the different qualities...

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Wine & Food

Wine & Food

  Pairing Ibérico Bellota & wine In collaboration with selected suppliers of quality wines, I present a gastronomic fusion of Spanish ham and wine. During this pairing, participants can fully enjoy the best quality Ibérico...

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Cortadora & Venenciadora

Cortadora & Venenciadora

Events with Spanish Ham and Sherry. Cortadora & Venenciadora. Two Spanish trained professionals. Two taste sensations. Spanish ham (ibérico, pata negra or serrano) sliced live by a Cortadora and sherry poured live from the barrel by...

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Sherryberico

Sherryberico

  Sherry & Iberico live, "Sherryberico". Two special products served live by Spanish professionals. A stylish entertainment with Spanish allure and taste. Two authentic Spanish products combined and presented by two...

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El Jamon Iberico

El Jamon Iberico

The Ibérico Ham Varieties of Spanish Ham. One of the most famous Spanish Ham types is the Ibérico ham or Jamón Ibérico. The ibérico ham comes from iberian breed of pigs. The ibérico hams have different qualities, these are determined by the pig percentage (100%...

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Counselor

Counselor

Cati guides and advises catering entrepreneurs and individuals when choosing Spanish hams. Knowledge, passion and objectivity. The choice is yours.

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pata negra

pata negra

What does "Pata Negra" mean? Pata Negra is a term often used to refer to high quality products derived from the Iberian pig. Literally, it refers to the skin color of most of these pigs and their hooves;...

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personal advice

personal advice

  Advice from Cati Cati Gómez offers catering professionals, importers and distribution companies independent advice and guidance about Spanish hams. Why and advisor for the Spanish ham?      

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Cutting Ibérico ham workshop

Cutting Ibérico ham workshop

  This instructive workshop is intended for individuals (not for professionals) who would like to enjoy freshly sliced Spanish ham at home. During this workshop you will learn the basics of ham cutting yourself. You will also receive information about...

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Ibérico Bellota Ham & Wine Pairing

Ibérico Bellota Ham & Wine Pairing

Pairing Ibérico Bellota & wine In collaboration with selected suppliers of quality wines, I present a gastronomic fusion of ham and wine. During this pairing, participants can fully enjoy the best quality Ibérico Bellota ham...

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Serrano ham

Serrano ham

The Spanish ham type Serrano Ham Serrano ham is probably one of the best known and most popular white ham types in Spain and the rest of the world. Sierra means "matured in high area" in Spanish. Serrano ham is a product obtained from white...

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Differentiated quality labels

Differentiated quality labels

      Differentiated quality labels DOP (BOB), IGP (PGI), ETG (TSG) The European quality policy recognizes and protects the names of certain specific products related to a territory or a production method. This recognition is...

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