Follow basic salami preparation practices when making this sausage. Clean and Sanitize all of your equipment.Keep your meat and grinder parts super cold (below 35F) during the grinding processRehydrate your starter culture (in non-chlorinated water) for 30 minutes prior to use.Mix your very chilled mince meat, seasonings, and starter culture
In many of our projects we use special equipment to regulate the temperature and humidity. Projects like cheese making, Salami making, beer or wine brewing are just a few. This same type of equipment is often used in Mushroom growing operations as well as medicinal herb growing operations as well.
Salami pH is one of the “safety hurdles” that needs to be achieved when making a fermented sausage. Regardless of the type of salami you plan on making your pH must be below 5.3. This is considered the safe zone. Recently we were making some very unusual salami (nothing new
Time for another salami recipe. This week’s recipe is no ordinary salami though, it’s Soppressata di Calabria. So what makes this air cured sausage so special. Well for starters it’s not cylindrical like most salami. It’s oblong. This shape comes from the act of pressing the salami during the initial