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Roman produtcs

Head cheese


This is a specific type of salami made from the lean parts of a pig’s head: cheek, tongue and pigskin, and some muscles. These ingredients are boiled in water for many hours and then the softened meat  is seasoned with salt, pepper and spices, and stuffed in a natural casing.


This product is part of the historic tour

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In which producers can you find this product

The farm was founded in 1930 by Cecchini Virgilio, and has for generations been present on the market with the “norcina” processing of pork