Old Friends and New at the 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show, Part 2: Ham Obsession

This year, I decided to undertake a photo-essay of the many legs of cured pork being carefully slivered in the cause of delicious.  I didn’t come close to capturing them all, but I made a dent.

Here was a Jamon de Bellota,

Have a Taste? Sure!

Have a Taste? Sure!

There was a ham from France,

Tres Bien!

Tres Bien!

Here was Jamón Ibérico,

Nicely Carved

Nicely Carved

And another from Spain.

Pride of Place

Pride of Place

And another from France.

Just a Small Taste

Just a Small Taste

And another from Spain!

Ole!

Ole!

And, for a change, one from Portugal.

(I Don't Know any Portuguese)

(I Don’t Know any Portuguese)

And Spanish COVAP Iberico de Bellota, proving you don’t have to be a man to slice a ham.

Equal Opportunity Pork

Equal Opportunity Pig

And … wait… really?  Porky Barbie?

Take That, Lady Gaga!

Take That, Lady Gaga!

Well, it does get your attention.  But, still, it’s a bit much – or maybe I had had enough ham by then?  Is there such a thing?

Next: Part 3: Fabulous Party Cruise

 

About Judy

I have been cooking and eating all my life. I help run the Olney Farmers and Artists Market in Olney, Maryland, arrange their weekly chef demos and blog from that website (olneyfarmersmarket.org) on Market matters. This personal blog is for all things foodie: cookbooks, products, restaurants, eating.
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