In Enrique Tomás we follow this maxime to the letter “let’s make the most of the pig”; if you think like us and don’t want to get rid of anything and try to figure out how to exploit the ham bone, here are some ideas. With these dishes you will put your boots on! with the Pack – Jamón de Whether you know about ham or not, whether you like it or no...
Ham is an excellent flavour enhancer and its fat is a practically encapsulated oil. Thanks to this ingredient your dishes will be full of nuances and, aware of this, the best Spanish chefs have created their own versions of ham dishes, such as Joselito Lab cherries with ham butter.
In the case of the bone, the first thing to keep in mind is that it is important to have the necessary tools to extract it, but if you don’t have them, there is no problem. You can ask for our “travel” packs that come with the best slicing in addition to the bone of the piece cut into pieces or if you prefer, you can also take your ham or shoulder to any of our shops and we will cut it and prepare it in pieces between eight and ten centimetres thick. Once you have packed them, you can freeze them and all you have to do is take them out of the fridge a couple of hours before using them. That said, let’s take a look at two of the best dishes with which to make the most of the ham bone.
The “cocido” is a very typical stew of our gastronomy but in each region it is made in a way and then we will see one of the most popular, that of Madrid.
For four people:
3 liters of water
400 gr. of chickpeas in pots
700 gr. of veal shank
1 ham bone
1 calf bone
2 cane bones
1 chicken carcass
1 chicken breast
1 piece of bacon
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800 gr. of fine pasta
Ground black pepper
It’s normal that during the winter months you don’t do more than ask yourself how to make a good broth with a ham bone to warm up and today, you’re lucky! At Enrique Tomás we’ll explain it to you!
For four people they are:
As you can see, knowing how to take advantage of the ham bone is very easy so you have no excuse anymore. If the best chefs do it, why don’t you? Throw it away? No way! It’ll give these dishes the touch they need!
And if you’re wondering how to get ham bones, at Enrique Tomás you can do it very easily: next time you order your ham leg, don’t hesitate to ask for the cutting service, either ham or shoulder and enjoy the sachets with ham shavings, ham cubes and a tray of cut bones, perfect for preparing these and other recipes and if not, order directly any of our Travel packs. Let yourself fall in love with our best Iberian Ham is one of the star products of the Spanish gastronomy, a... and take advantage of everything!
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