Does Gammon become ham when cooked?

Chef's answer
Well, to be honest, there isn't a great deal of difference, really, as once gammon is cooked, it becomes ham." ... Both gammon and ham are cuts from the hind legs of a pig, and are either salted, brined, or smoked.
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It sounds like what we might call a "country ham". Basically and uncooked salt cured ham. ... The main difference between gammon and ham is that gammon will be sold raw and needs to be cooked
A gammon joint can be cooked by boiling or a combination of boiling and baking. Cooked gammon can be served hot, traditionally with parsley sauce or a sweet cranberry and port relish.
Both gammon and ham are cuts from the hind legs of a pig. ... Gammon has been cured in the same way as bacon whereas ham has been dry-cured or cooked. Once you've cooked your gammon, it is then called ham."
Insert a sharp knife inside the gammon and pull it out. If you struggle to take it out, or it feels a bit springy, the meat isn't cooked. Return it to the slow cooker to let it cook for longer.24 Apr 2021
Soaking the gammon in water to remove saltiness is generally a thing of the past but check with your butcher or look at pack instructions to be sure. To start, weigh your meat to calculate cooking times. You'll need to cook for 20 mins per 450g/1lb plus 20 mins. ... Cook uncovered until the glaze is golden.
Boil gammon Simply cover your gammon joint with your chosen liquid, bring it to the boil and allow to simmer. To work out how long to cook your gammon for, weigh the joint when raw and allow 20 minutes per 450g (1lb), plus an additional 20 minutes.
Cooking your Gammon Weigh your meat to calculate cooking times. To work out your cooking time, allow 20 minutes per lb (1lb is 454g). For example for a 1KG gammon it's going to be 40 minutes.5 Mar 2018
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