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Can you cook Parma Ham?????? (quick replies needed)

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mosschops30 Mon 16-Feb-09 16:54:41

Couldnt get any pancetta so came home with parma ham, can I fry it in the same way?

snigger Mon 16-Feb-09 16:55:43

It'll cook, but be REALLY careful it doesn't burn as it's so thin.

What's the recipe?

SybilFaulty Mon 16-Feb-09 16:56:23

yes but will need seconds only

muggglewump Mon 16-Feb-09 16:56:49

Yes but it's so thin it will burn quickly.

Was it pancetta cubes you needed?

mileniwmffalcon Mon 16-Feb-09 16:57:23

would be a waste imho - can you get bacon instead? can put p ham on pizza, or wrap around chicken or salmon to roast, but to use in place of pancetta in the kind of recipes it tends to go in, no , i wouldn't.

Kathyis6incheshigh Mon 16-Feb-09 16:57:32

Parma ham is so expensive it seems a bit of a waste - if you happen to have bacon use that instead.

muggglewump Mon 16-Feb-09 16:57:45

Sorry, cross posted with SybilFaulty

TheDevilWearsPrimark Mon 16-Feb-09 16:58:00

It's less salt in taste so you may need to adjust that.

What are you making?

mosschops30 Mon 16-Feb-09 17:13:25

its only to go in chopped in pasta. I dont like the pancetta cubes, too fatty so I always buy slices.

So will it be ok or not? I have no time to go back to shop to change for bacon

Kathyis6incheshigh Mon 16-Feb-09 17:14:26

It will be fine.

ChampagneDahling Mon 16-Feb-09 18:45:43

yeh it will be fine but if you are going to fry it do it real quick....enjoy smile

hidetheribbons Tue 17-Feb-09 20:53:13

Tip for next time - you can use streaky bacon in place of pancetta.

motheroftwoboys Wed 18-Feb-09 16:59:24

Another one for next time - if you have a local Tesco they do brilliant packs of bacon chunks for £1. I use in pasta sauces or quiche. Pre-fry with the onions etc then all the fat will go.

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