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Italian salt-cured ham usually sliced paper thin

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The most expensive salumi in Italy, culatello is made from the large muscle mass in the rear leg of the pig and when that mass is removed, it means the leg cannot be made into prosciutto.
To start, I would highly recommend the culatello - a plate bursting with the most refined variety of prosciutto and mozzarella - or the traditional bean soup.
Apart from some excellent Parma and a tender proscuitto called San Daniele (aged for an impressive 24 months) we also tried something called Culatello.
You can find out all about the field trips--to dine and shop and see how such specialties as Culatello di Zibello, a ham more prized even than prosciutto di Parma or Parmigiano Reggiano, are made--at his elegant and easy-to-use Web site, giulianohazan.
There, retired Boeing engineer Armandino Batali creates a number of handmade salamis (mole, with a hint of dark cocoa, is a special treat), signature lamb prosciutto, coppa and culatello, described as "heart of prosciutto," with meticulous care.
The range comprises Culatello di Zibello DOP (Protected Origin Denomination), which is a prestigious and exclusive Italian meat.
The whey is destined for pig farms that produce Parma ham and culatello (made from only a part of the ham) and salami.
Three favorite foods: Any kind of pork (such as prosciutto and culatello, which is a cured pork product found in Italy); pasta; anything with extra virgin olive oil drizzled all over it.
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): David Beckham reportedly loves to dig into Italian delicacy Culatello, which translates as "little bum" and is made out of pig's rears.
La Quercia Prosciutto Americano is actually a culaccia or culatello con cotenna, made from the premium part of the rear leg--the nicely marbled and uniform rear muscles, and dry cured using only sea salt in the process.
Stories include Carlo getting the nod at AC Milan because previous boss Fatih Terim had banned Culatello salami from the training ground, and his favourite nosh at Real Madrid, tortellini y meringues ("one look at it and you gain weight.