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Ham Pie-Bread or Tortino al Prosciutto

How to prepare the real Italian recipe of a delicious Ham Pie or “Tortino al Prosciutto”

Unleash this wonderful Ham Pie-Bread upon your guests, a delicious ham pie, homemade to enjoy with friends. The aroma of home-made bread baking in the oven is warm and brings nice family memories to mind.  The aroma of prosciutto bread baking goes even beyond that!  It is difficult to wait for the bread to cool before cutting that first, inviting slice. Prosciutto bread is a relatively easy bread to make, so definitely give it a try.


  • 100 gr of Flour
  • a teaspoon of Baking Powder
  • a pinch of Salt
  • Raw or Cooked Ham 200 gr. cut into cubes
  • 150 gr. grated Parmesan Cheese, Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano
  • 3 eggs
  • a small coffee cup of Milk
  • a small coffee cup of Oil, Corn or Sunflower oil will be good
  • 1 tablespoon minced Rosemary
  • To cook: a loaf pan greased and floured or lined with parchment paper.
  • To accompany: a Bechamel sauce, warm.


1. Sift the flour with the baking powder and a pinch of salt, beat the eggs in a bowl and add the flour when they are inflated a spoonful at a time, be sure to dissolve well any aggregation of flour or lumps. Then incorporate the ham and cheese, at the end add milk and oil as well.

2. Pour the mixture into the Baking Pan, cover with a towel and let rise 15 minutes. Place the Baking Pan in the oven heated to 180 and leave it for 40 -45 minutes. Turn out the cake and serve it sliced, would be great accompanied with a bechamel sauce, serve hot. Yummy!

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Aubergines and Tomato Pie or Parmigiana di Melanzane

How to prepare the real Italian recipe of “Aubergines and Tomato Pie or Parmigiana di Melanzane”

Expression of the simple home cooking but creative and above all economic “Aubergines and Tomato Pie” is one of the most successful dishes of the Mediterranean tradition and has a great advantage, it can be prepared in advance and cooked in the oven before serving it hot and sliced.

Ingredients for 6 people

  • 1 kg of Aubergines
  • 1 Kg of Tomatoes
  • 500 grams of Mozzarella Cheese
  • 100 grams of Parmesan Cheese
  • Basil as you prefer
  • 4 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Peanut oil for frying


1. Cut the Aubergines into slices about half a centimeter and sprinkle of salt, so that they lose the bitterness. In the meanwhile prepare the tomato sauce, add to a pan the extra virgin olive oil, warm and then add the tomato and salt, cook for about half an hour, over medium heat. After about 30 minutes, rinse the aubergines to remove the salt and dry well with paper towels. Flour the slices one by one and in a high-sided frying pan fry them in hot oil. Drain the oil and leave them to dry on absorbent paper.

2. When the sauce will be restricted, place in a baking pan with high sides, stratify the components in order: the tomato sauce, aubergines, mozzarella cheese slices and Parmesan cheese, repeat until all ingredients are used. Complete with tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese on top. Bake at 200 ° for 30 minutes.

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