Passion for hand-carved vs. machine-cut jamon… in the Guardian ;)
Below an article written by Jay Rayner (@jayrayner1) and published in the Guardian (@guardian) on 12 May 2016.
“I’m fretting over the mis-slicing of a pig” Photograph: Alamy
"Machine-cutting rather than hand-slicing Spanish ham is a crime against jamón (...)."
"Being furious about the machine slicing of iberico de bellota is noble. Sure, if this is your biggest worry then life isn’t too bad, but it does still need to be highlighted, because Spanish pigs deserve better. And when you do get ham cut the way you want it, you’ll discover something amazing: you will still have the capacity to be concerned about bigger issues too (...)."