Serve the prosciutto bread with hors d’oeuvres, or with first courses, especially if they are Italian dishes. It’s also a very good accompaniment to a simple salad.
Keep the loaves loosely covered with plastic wrap on the day they are baked. Wrap in plastic and freeze for longer storage. Defrost the bread and reheat it at 350°F (180°C) for 10 minutes, and cool it before serving.
Prosciutto bread also makes a good braided bread. Make one large 1 (the baking time will be a little longer) or 2 small ones, as in the Semolina Sesame Braid.
Substitute bacon or salt pork (with skin removed) for the prosciutto. Dice and cook a pound (
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