Salumi (singular salume) is an Italian term describing the preparation of cured meat products made predominantly from pork. Salumi include bresaola, which is made from beef, and also cooked products such as mortadella and prosciutto cotto.
The word salumi comes from the Italian word salume, pl. salumi "salted meat", derived from Latin sal "salt".
Examples of salumi include:
- Prosciutto – An Italian dry-cured ham that is thinly sliced and served uncooked (Italian: Prosciutto crudo)
- Capocollo, also known as Coppa or Capicola
- Cotechino / Zampone
- Pancetta – Italian bacon made of pork belly meat
- Salami – Cured sausage, fermented and air-dried meat
- Charcuterie – Branch of cooking of prepared meat products, primarily from pork
- List of dried foods – Wikipedia list article
- List of sausages – Wikipedia list article
- OED sv. salumeria, n.
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