Melon and parma ham starter recipes

A Flavour of France II

A Flavour of France II

To prepare all you need to do is artfully combine chunks of Cantaloupe melonand wafer thin sheets of jambon sec or parmaham on a plate, then top with a drizzle of walnut oil and sprinkling of ground pepper

Vincents restaurant at Preston College

Melonandparmaham, a light starter for us both, the flavours were clean and fresh, a good balance. I'm not sure as to why more people don't support their local college training restaurants as they are a great dining venue, where the standard of food is always very high for the cost you pay for the menu

Belated Birthday at Bistro Aix

We both started proceedings with parmaham, melonand mint. Laura said she was struggling a lot and so she asked herself what my favourite thing in the whole world was and the answer came to her immediately
Fig and Feta Salad

Fig and Feta Salad

The marriage of sweet and salty is always a treat (think melonandParmaham) and makes a light lunch
Grilled Halloumi, Chicory, and Mango Salad

Grilled Halloumi, Chicory, and Mango Salad

In a similar way that the saltiness of Parmaham goes so well with melon, or even gammon with pineapple, I wanted to find a sweet counterpart that would really complement grilled Halloumi cheese
Tapas-style Italian at Bocco di Lupo

Tapas-style Italian at Bocco di Lupo

We also overlooked a luscious leg of Parmaham ready for slicing and were soon feasting on a platter of the thinnest of tenderly sweet meat served with amazingly juicy orange melon
Parma ham & melon

Parma ham & melon

It is one of those universal recipes that you can have any time of the day just by yourself or serve it as canapés or a starter at a dinner party - just organise the melonandham in a fancy way and voila

Parma Ham and Melon

4 slices Parmaham. 1 Sweet ripe melon.  Freshly ground black pepper
Simple summer dish : Melon and Parma ham

Simple summer dish : Melon and Parma ham

It's a totally simple but pretty dish (the photo doesn't really do it justice) that could be served as a starter or even as a main course with salad and crusty bread

Melon with Palma Ham

Arrange the Parmaham alongside, together with a handful of rocket. Cut the melon into four quarters and then cut each quarter into five slices
Strawberry & Parma ham salad

Strawberry & Parma ham salad

I really love Parmaham (Parmaham with melon is one of my favourite) and this time my father had managed to get hold of freshly cut Parma - it was heavenly just on its own
a summer salad...

a summer salad...

The sweet and juicy melon, the deeply savory Parmahamand the dry, salty feta are three flavours that work really well together