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Mortadella

Mortadella

Mortadell

[saˈluːme]) made of finely hashed or ground heat-cured pork, which incorporates at least 15% small cubes of pork fat (principally the hard fat from the neck of the pig). It is traditionally flavoured with black pepper grains, but modern versions can also contain pistachios or, more rarely, myrtle berries. (Source:

It's as close to a 'mystery meat' as you'll ever find in Italy. Now, one Ottawa restaurant owner has set out to reveal the hidden secrets behind mortadella.

Mortadella is synonymous with Bologna. So much so that abroad, and especially in the U.S., this pink cold cut with its unmistakable aroma is called by the name of the town where it was born – centuries ago. Mortadella has indeed a long history. It appears that it was already known and thoroughly appreciated by the Romans: proof of this is an ancient stele on display inside Bologna’s Museo Civico Archeologico depicting a butcher using a mortar, the tool employed to crush together the meat and spices to prepare mortadella. Further proof is Roman author Pliny, who once described how Emperor Augustus, passing by Bologna, was particularly impressed by this salume. (Source: www.italymagazine.com)

is that salami is a highly seasoned type of large sausage of italian origin, typically made from chopped pork or beef and often garlic, and served in slices while mortadella is a smooth-textured italian pork sausage with lumps of fat, flavoured with spices; eaten cold. 

K&n's Mortadella Slice

Percent Daily Values are based on 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs. (Source: kandns.pk)

[saˈluːme]) made of finely hashed or ground heat-cured pork, which incorporates at least 15% small cubes of pork fat (principally the hard fat from the neck of the pig). It is traditionally flavoured with black pepper grains, but modern versions can also contain pistachios or, more rarely, myrtle berries. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)

is that salami is a highly seasoned type of large sausage of italian origin, typically made from chopped pork or beef and often garlic, and served in slices while mortadella is a smooth-textured italian pork sausage with lumps of fat, flavoured with spices; eaten cold. (Source: wikidiff.com)

wikidiff.com)is that salami is a highly seasoned type of large sausage of italian origin, typically made from chopped pork or beef and often garlic, and served in slices while mortadella is a smooth-textured italian pork sausage with lumps of fat, flavoured with spices; eaten cold. 

 

 

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