The pig first evolved in Asia around two and one half million years ago before extending its habitat north into Russia and Japan and west into India, Mongolia, Central Asia, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, and eventually into Europe. Continue reading
Six million of tourists visit Spain for our top-level gastronomy. Our top quality products are exported all the world over to give consumers a glimpse of what is so special about enjoying Spain thousands of miles from the Iberian Peninsula. Continue reading
The Sant Pau restaurant is built on the personal and professional development of two people from Sant Pol de Mar, Toni Balam and Carme Ruscalleda. They started working together in 1975 in the grocery store owned by Ramón Ruscalleda and Nuria Serra. It was from there that they gathered up the courage to create the Sant Pau – Carme Ruscalleda in 1988, a restaurant that is committed to quality and originality. Continue reading
The Economic and Commercial Office of the Spanish Embassy in Beijing is preparing for a very special event on November 30th: its 2nd annual ham-cutting contest. Continue reading
Mangalitsa is a breed of pig grown especially in Hungary and the Balkans known as a curly-haired hog, descended directly from wild boar populations. With their abundant fat, these pigs were all the range a century ago.
Iberian ham consumption contributes to 45 percent of the recommended iron quantity for the Spanish male population, and 23 percent for the female one, with higher metabolic needs, according to a study made by the Meat Technology Centre and the University of Granada. Continue reading
The Knacki Herta brand by Nestle is stamped as halal, which is to say that it is fit for consumption according to the principles of Islam. Are they really? Continue reading