By Rowley Leigh
Smoked ham seems an especially good match for the endives but other hams will do very well, including Parma and other raw hams. Similarly, Parmesan works well too.
Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F, Gas Mark 4).
Remove the outside leaves of the endives. Butter a large gratin dish and lay the endives on top. Dot with 50g (1¾ oz) of the butter