Among the specialties based on chili the first one place is due to N'Duja of Spilinga, a devilish cured salami, smoked, as someone has written a “red Nutella”, but instead of nuts there is pork and small amounts of fat obtained from the girth, the shoulder and the thigh of the pig and red chili dried instead of cocoa. It is an ancient, simple and ingenious recipe. It is a real magic that changes poverty into wealth, taste, color and aroma. It is considered as one of the best sausages of Italy. Historically, it was born as the food of poor people who intended for the consumption of less affluent social classes that draws its strength from the need to use the remaining part of the pork that remained after intended to landowners the more valuable parties. The geniality of these social classes has succeeded in giving life, through the wise choice of the ingredients of our territory, to an alchemical recipe, that has created an extraordinary delicacy. The secret of the flavor of the N'duja does not depend only on the choice of raw materials but especially by chili pepper that are of two types and are locally produced. The pipereju is long and thin, red and spicy, another round in shape, whereas tunduliju is sweeter and fleshy. The relationship, skillfully measured, between the two types of chili pepper is not defined but respects the secret of single recipes and modulates the sensorial differences of the various products. In the past, N'duja was used only spread on bread. Today the most famous sausage of Calabria is made also in glass jars and used in various ways, to flavor pasta, to reinforce a sauté, to give a spicy and tasty push to a plate of meat.
‘Nduja of Spilinga in gut
The ‘Nduja of Spilinga in gut is among the gastronomic specialties based on chilli, the infernal spreadable smoked sausage, as someone wrote a “red nutella”, with pork instead of hazelnuts and small quantities of fat obtained from the girth, shoulder and thigh and dried red chilli instead of cocoa.
Ancient, simple and ingenious recipe. A real magic that makes poverty rich in taste, color, aroma. It is reported as one of the best sausages in Italy.
The secret of the flavor of ‘nduja depends not only on the choice of raw materials but above all on the chillies which are of two types and produced locally. The one is long and thin, red and spicy, the pipereju, the other round, sweet and more fleshy is the tunduliju. The relationship, expertly dosed, between the two types is not defined but pertains to the secret of the individual recipes and modulates the sensorial differences of the various products.
In past times the ‘nduja was used only spread on bread. Today the most famous Calabrian salami is also made in a glass jar and is used in different ways, to season the pasta, strengthen a sauté, give a spicy and tasty boost to a meat dish.
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Fat and pork, Calabrian chili 30%, salt.
Production period: all year long
Storage: after opening store in the refrigerator.
Shelf life: Up to 24 months from date of packaging.
Packs per box: 20
Gross weight box: 8.1kg about
400g | 1kg | 2kg