Ham Baked in Bread

Prosciutto in Crosta

Preparation info
  • For a large group (up to


    persons) on a special occasion
    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

This marvelous preparation from Venezia Giulia always appears at Easter and may appear at other times as well. You may adapt the recipe to a smaller ham by not using all of the bread dough. This dish must always be served hot. It is great on a table as an appetizer and also makes a wonderful centerpiece for a meal. For best results, get an Italian boiled ham, which does not contain phosphates and other chemicals found in hams elsewhere. Principe, of Trieste, sells whole vacuum-packed boiled