Uganj Spicy Sausage

Pršutana Jelenić

Uganj Spicy Sausage

From HRK 35,91

Istrian sausage with addition of chilli and sweet peppers. The charm of this sausage is the diference between pieces, because its spiciness is greater or less depending on how many chili particles are in that piece.

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Uganj Spicy Sausage
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HRK 35,91

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Word uganj means fire, flame, so as it only suggests, it is a spicy Istrian sausage. The most of its recipe is identical to the recipe for Istrian sausage. Like for traditional Istrian sausage, bulk minced pork meat is used for Uganj, and salt, pepper, garlic, sweet peppers and chili are added as spices. Uganj sausage is quite similar to Istrian sausage on the outside, only its color is dark red. The charm of this sausage is the diference between pieces, because its spiciness is greater or less depending on how many chili particles are in that piece. The characteristic of this sausage is that it has a specific and long aftertaste.

Located in the very heart of the green Istrian peninsula is Sv. Petar u Šumi, a place where the mild Mediterranean climate meets the forceful north-easterly wind – the bora. It is the perfect place for producing pršut because it provides the perfect conditions for making pršut what it has been for centuries in Istria. It was exactly here that Pršutana Jelenić was established in 1999 as one of the first registered factories for producing Istrian pršut. Jelenić Istrian pršut is made with sea salt, pepper and by heavily utilising natural microclimatic conditions and does not contain preservatives. In a well-known traditional way that has been used on the Istrian peninsula since the days of yore and which guarantees quality and recognisability. Brothers Luka and Paolo Jelenić run the pršut factory today, after taking the reins from their parents Vanda and Branko and transforming the production of pršut from a family tradition into a modern business, while still being firmly rooted in tradition and family. The Jelenić family stands apart from everyone else due to the distinctive character of their pršut derived from the year it was made and the specific conditions of the season in which they were dried.

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