Prosciutto Toscano DOP Primer

Oct 18, 2021 300

Prosciutto is Italian for ham, and there are dozens of variations, many of which are specific to certain regions, such as Prosciutto Toscana DOP. Here are 10 things to know about this particular type of prosciutto. 

Pork has been preserved in the region of Tuscany since at least the year 1000 – in fact, the Etruscans, an ancient civilization, brought pork farming to Italy. As a result, pork butchery skills have been passed down for centuries, which held to the preservation of this cultural and gastronomic heritage.

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