Spanish salted ham from the front legs of the pig. A rich ingredient to flavour stews of potatoes, beans, chick peas, etc. It can also be broiled, baked or braised with a touch of hot sweet paprika, accompanied by hot boiled potatoes.
Salted shoulder ham is obtained from the animal's front leg. It is marketed as a sausage to enhance the flavour of stews and can also be used as the main ingredient in other recipes typical of Asturias cuisine.