Saltimbocca alla Romana

Roman Breaded Veal and Ham

Preparation info

  • 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Cook’s Canon: 101 Recipes Everyone Should Know

The Cook’s Canon

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2003

  • About

As the name implies this is a Roman specialty, but you will find it everywhere in Italy. Also, as the name implies, it is delicious, literally it “jumps in your mouth.” This jokey kind of recipe name that includes a comical action is a special category in world cuisine. Italian menus also include tiramisu or pull me up (from a heavy meal?) for a cakey cheese tart; strangolapreti or strozzapreti (strangle or throttle priests, for gnocchi or other pasta that priests could