Tarte flambée pastry with raw ham & Brussels sprouts
Information about raw ham and Brussels sprouts
Raw ham is a type of ham that has not been cooked or smoked. Instead, the ham is air-dried to develop flavors and improve texture. The process can vary by region and production method, but generally the ham is salted and hung to dry for a few weeks or months. The result is a delicate, lean and very flavorful ham. Cured ham is often thinly sliced and used as an appetizer or ingredient in a variety of dishes, such as antipasti or as a topping on tarte flambée, pizzas or sandwiches.
Brussels sprouts are a vegetable that belongs to the cabbage family and is often called miniature cabbage. The plant forms small round or conical cabbages consisting of many densely arranged green leaves. Brussels sprouts have a slightly bitter taste and are often harvested in the colder months. It can be boiled, steamed, roasted or even eaten raw as part of salads or appetizers. Brussels sprouts contain many important nutrients such as vitamin C, fiber and various minerals. It is a healthy side dish or ingredient for hearty dishes.