Charcuterie is the practice of preserving meats through various methods. Now it is commonly used because of the flavors established through the preservation techniques.
There are many types of charcuterie, from cured whole meats to dried sausages and the differences between the products can be confusing. Our Charcuterie app will give you information about 40 of the most popular types including:
Where it originated
The type of charcuterie it is
The main ingredients used
Other typical ingredients
Other names each one is known by
And an extended description of the product
The full list of charcuterie products we cover is Andouille (French), Andouille (Louisiana), Bacon, Bangers, Bologna, Boudin Blanc, Bratwurst, Bresaola, Canadian Bacon, Coppa, Corned Beef, Duck Confit, Frankfurters, Galantine, Gravlax, Guanciale, Head Cheese, Isterband, Kielbasa, Knackwurst, Kobalsz, Lardo, Liverwurst, Maltese Sausage, Merguez, Mexican Chorizo, Mortadella, Pancetta, Pastrami, Pepperoni, Pork Rillettes, Prosciutto, Roulade, Salami, Saucisson, Sauerkraut, Spanish Chorizo, Tasso Ham, Terrine, and Weisswurst.
Please let us know what other types of information and what charcuterie products you'd like us to cover in the future!
- October 04, 2012 Initial release