Affettati misti is an Italian antipasto dish consisting of a selection of sliced cured meats including Prosciutto di Parma, Coppa piacentina, Mortadella, and Salame felino. These meats come from different regions in Italy and each has its own distinct flavor and texture.
- Prosciutto is a type of cured ham made from the hind legs of pigs, typically aged for at least 12 months.
- Coppa piacentina is a dry-cured pork shoulder, seasoned with salt, pepper, and other spices, and aged for several months.
- Mortadella is a type of cooked sausage made from finely ground pork, with pieces of pork fat and pistachios, and flavored with spices such as nutmeg and coriander.
- Salame felino is a dry-cured salami made from coarsely ground pork, seasoned with salt, pepper, and garlic.
Affettati misti is served as an appetizer or as part of a charcuterie board, along with cheese, olives, and bread. It pairs well with a variety of wines, depending on the type of meat and its flavor profile.