Dried Nebrodi Black Pig Sausage
The Nero Siciliano, also called black swine of Nebrodi, is an autochthonous Sicilian breed of very ancient origin. This pig is reared under extensive or semi-extensive management mainly in the Nebrodi mountains of the Messina province in the island of Sicily.
This pig has a homogeneous black colour and medium-small in size. The pigs show a long snout and long limbs; very hard clogs allow them to move easily on different kinds of ground
Appearance: cylindrical horseshoe in shape - the dried sausage is bent by hand with the ends tied with natural twine.
Consistency: Tender, compact.
Appearance of cut: Coarse-grained, dark red with white lard inside.
Weight: Varies from 0.4 to 0.5 kg
Smell: Intense aroma characteristic.
Taste: Strong, aromatic.