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Recipe: San Daniele Wings with Grana Padano Sauce | #WingingIt

Love ham and cheese? Love chicken wings? D’ever consider combining these two awesome foods into one dish? I did. It works. Continue reading

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Win Italian Ham and Cheese | Prosciutto di San Daniele + Grana Padano

It’s a match made in heaven, or at least one of the more delectable corners of Northern Italy: a thin slice of Prosciutto di San Daniele and a thick chunk of Grana Padano. Keep reading for your chance to win a generous taste of this delicious ham and cheese combo delivered directly to your door for free. Continue reading

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Recipe: Parma Ham and Spaghetti Frittata

I love frittatas and reckon the southern Italian recipe for what’s essentially an egg and pasta pie is among the ultimate of comfortable foods. It keeps for a few days and is a fantastic leftover, reheated or even cold. Continue reading

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Tasty Tales from the Italian Ham Highway: Delectable Collio Goriziano

With the charming Udine as my base for a couple of days, I spent an afternoon in the nearby wine country of Collio Goriziano visiting a wine producer and cheese maker, both of whom had been recommended to me … along with finding out about a local ham maker whom I wish I’d had the chance to meet. Here’s the scoop on what makes this little nook of northern Italy such a yummy destination. Continue reading

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Tasty Tales from the Italian Ham Highway: DOK Dall’ava Prosciuttificio in San Daniele di Friuli

Prosciutto made in San Daniele is protected by the EU as a PDO product. With the Alps to the north whipping the area with cold mountain winds and the Adriatic sending warm air up from the south, San Daniele has a distinctive microclimate which results in singularly sweet and savoury cured meats. Second only to Parma with respect to popularity and recognition (you decide for yourself which tastes better), San Daniele hams are pretty easy to come by in much of the world. One brand to look out for is DOK Dall’ava. Continue reading

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The Pride(s) of Parma (Great British Chefs)

As it turned out, the itinerary – as you’ve probably already gathered – was one part ham and one part cheese. Certainly, I dined like a king while there but also managed to learn a bit about area and what … Continue reading

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When in Parma, Eat Like the Parmiggiani (Blue Tomato)

As the old adage goes, when in Rome you’d be wise to follow the Roman lead. Of course, even in the Eternal City, when sitting down for a Roman sup, there’s a good chance the ham and cheese would be … Continue reading

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Four Fine Dines in Parma, Italy (OneTravel)

… most importantly – when in Parma, you are absolutely guaranteed to dine in fine Italian style. Read my complete post at the OneTravel blog.

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Journey to the Land of Ham and Cheese

Over the next few weeks, I hope to serve a generous portion of stories and pictures from my recent visit to Parma, Italy. I’ll try not to ham it up or say anything too cheesy while sharing the best bits … Continue reading

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These are a Few of My Favourite PDO Things (Great British Chefs)

Parma ham should be from Parma and made to certain specifications. Otherwise, it’s just Parma-like or Parma-style. Same goes for Parmigiano-Reggiano, Burgundy, Douro and Port. Fair enough. These are a Few of My Favourite PDO Things Great British Chefs, 5 … Continue reading

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