What Could Be Better Than Bacon? These Cured Meats
Chorizo, Spanish dry-cured smoked pork sausage (as opposed to fresh Mexican chorizo), is flavored with garlic and smoked Spanish pimentón (like paprika).
Serrano ham is the Spanish version of Italian prosciutto, not typically used for cooking. The most expensive and highly regarded version of serrano ham is jamón ibérico de bellota, named after the black Iberian pigs that eat nothing but acorns before slaughter.