Is pepperoni and salami the same thing?

Is pepperoni and salami the same thing?

Pepperoni is a variety of Salami. Salami is a dried sausage which can be made of pork, beef, veal, horse, donkey, poultry or game. Different spices, smoking and vegetable ingredients give the different salame their particular taste.

Which is better salami or pepperoni?

Pepperoni is actually a type of salami, getting its name because of the spicy peppers used to season it and give it a different flavor than other types of salami. While neither of these meats is particularly healthy, salami is a little healthier than salami, since it contains less fat and sodium.

What is in salami?

Salami is traditionally made from beef or pork that's been ground, mixed with garlic, salt, minced animal fat (aha! the white bits!) and seasonings.

What’s the difference between salami and Mettwurst?

It's made from ground pork and finely chopped beef and, much like salami, is cured and cold smoked or air-dried. Mettw├╝rste are usually formed long and thin, though this varies between regions, and their casings generally made from either pork or cow intestines.