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This Reddit Thread Proves How Strongly Irish People Feel About Jambons

By Sarah

June 14, 2017 at 10:49am

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The ultimate hangover cure (I’ll have no disagreements on this one, jambons are king and ye know it), the cheesy ham pastry deli treat holds a special place in the nation’s hearts.

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And if you didn’t already know just how obsessed Irish folks are with these flaky beauts, a recent thread on Reddit has people debating on whether a soft jambon or a crispy one is best.

User Oriain asked “Bit of a debate going on at work about the best type of jambons. Most say a jambon has to have crispy pastry.

 "While I'm not against that sort of thing myself, I much prefer when you get a soft one and it looks like I'm not alone. What's yer thoughts?”

And people were quick to jump on the great jambon jumble…

  • I hate flaky pastry, by the time I'm finished one it's like I've poured a packet of crisps on the ground and rolled around in it.
  • A slight crispness to the outside is acceptable but no more.
  • I'll eat any jambon that's in front of me.
  •  I prefer the ones that have been sitting there all day and are all hard and crispy.
  • Fuck off, "crisp pastry" is code for "burnt and dry as fuck". you want a nice juicy one with gooey cheese which necessitates a soggy jambon.
  • Crispy can piss right off. Impotent jambon all the way

We need to settle this once for and for all people: CRISPY OR SOFT???

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