Charcuterie or smallgoods. Highly prized and deeply loved in Spain. Embutidos refers to the sausages, preserved meats and pâtés that reflect regional ingredients and preserving conditions. There are a few Spanish-style sausages that bear the same name of sausages made in Spain but are pale imitations of the original. Some enthusiasts and restaurants make their own. I have spoken with one pork producer who is travelling to Spain just to taste the sausages so he can make similar products at home — so there is hope!
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