Cured Meats

The cured pork known as ‘salmon ham’: Lachsschinken

One of the world’s best-known cured meats is lachsschinken, originating in the Bavaria region of Germany. Lachsschinken is a pork ham, even though its name in German literally translates to “salmon ham.” It is a very lean, mild tasting, pink-colored ham, not at all salty, and is often said to have a flavor similar to smoked salmon. In fact, Lachsschinken is even served like smoked salmon: sliced so thin you can almost see through it… Read More »The cured pork known as ‘salmon ham’: Lachsschinken