The ultimate guide to buying a leg of ‘jamón’ in Spain at Christmas
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The ultimate guide to buying a leg of ‘jamón’ in Spain at Christmas

Cured ham is serious business in Spain and buying a whole ‘pata de cerdo’ (pig’s leg) is a quintessential Spanish tradition at Christmas. They’re generally delicious but can cost hundreds of euros, so knowing your ‘serranos’ from your ‘ibéricos’ is essential to not getting ripped off.

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Hapless ham thief leads cops to door with trail of fat

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Hamazing! Spanish town smashes world record for most ham-slicing

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Spanish thief jailed for €640 ham heist

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