All the world over there are hundreds of varieties of salami, thus proving that people of every culture love cured meats. But which country makes THE best salami? Much like the famous owl in the old Tootsie Pop commercials, the world may never know.
That’s because what we find to be the best is subjective. You might think some of the best stuff around comes from Italy, but a friend might feel that Spain does salami better. We can argue about these things all day, but the best salami is the one that you like the most.
With so many options, you’ll probably never figure out one best option. More likely, you’ll come away with several different salamis that you can’t get enough of. To properly enjoy salami, make sure you slice it very thin. Do this while it is still cold because it will slice easier, but once you slice it, let it sit out for around 15 minutes so the fat can soften. The flavors will open up, like a good wine, and it you will enjoy it infinitely more this way. Peeling it is important too. While the casing on salami is harmless, it will inhibit your true enjoyment of this delectable cured meat.
Cured meat junkies can get their fix with Olli, where we bring you quality cured meats made the traditional way for over 160 years. While going on a world tour is nice, you can find your best salami here in America without fumbling around for your passport.
Our Toscano salami is a must-try. It’s made with fennel grown from the wild hills in the Tuscan region of Italy. Intensely aromatic, it lends a chewy texture filled with complex earthy tones. With the fennel, you get undertones of licorice making for a splendid experience.
Fans of truffles should try the Tartufo salami and make it their new favorite. Savor this one bite for bite with its rich, soft and chewy pork texture mingling with truffles and seasonings to bring an earthy flavor. It’s ideal for making a special occasion even more memorable.
Perhaps you’ll find love with one of the other robust flavors of salami by Olli. Wild Boar is made with applewood-smoked cuts of wild boar meat, Chorizo is made in regular and hot varieties in the traditional Spanish way, and Norcino is a simpler salami with high-quality pork flavor that shines through.
Which of Olli’s salamis do you think is the best? If you’re not sure, you can taste them all to find out.