Earlier today I recieved an email from Discover the Origin Campaign, which is designed to raise awareness around five key European PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) products; Parma Ham, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, Burgundy Wines, Port and Douro Valley
It had some rather tasty looking recipes in, some of which even had the most magic of ingredients the chilli, so I thought I would share them with you over the next couple of days. They even suggest te wine to have with each dish.
The first is Parma Ham, melon and mozzarella salad with chilli mango dressing served with White Douro Wine
2 large ripe mangoes, peeled, halved and pitted
2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice
2 teaspoons fresh red chilli, finely chopped
4 handfuls rocket
4 wedges cantaloupe, Galia or honeydew melon
2 balls mozzarella cheese
freshly ground black pepper
16 slices Parma Ham
Cut one mango into neat slices to use in the salad. Chop the flesh of the other
mango roughly and blend this with the lime or lemon juice, chilli and two
tablespoons of cold water, using a hand-held stick blender or regular blender.
Share the rocket between two serving plates and arrange the sliced mango on top.
Remove the skin from the melon, cut the flesh into slices and arrange on the salads.
This is one I will most certainly be giving a go, you can find more delicious recipes on here over the next few days and a by checking out the Discover the Origin website