recipe for Serrano Ham and Peas has been reproduced
courtesy of Orce
Serrano Hams - www.orceserranohams.com
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cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils,
vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the
heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home
of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of
the products are locally produced with many being used
in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham
is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste
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As soon as the first peas come into season, this is
the very first dish we make. The sweet juicy fresh young
peas combined with the strong flavoured Serrano ham,
is simply delicious. This is ideal for lunch but served
up in smaller portions, is also a popular tapas dish.
for Serrano Ham and Peas
200g Serrano ham, cut into bite sized cubes
1 medium onion
3 cloves garlic
300g fresh peas (fresh frozen are also good here)
2 tablespoons olive oil
Ground black pepper
to make Serrano Ham and Peas
the onion and garlic, chop the onion roughly and finely
slice the garlic.
the olive oil in a frying pan or large cazuela and
add the onion and garlic. Cook for a few minutes until
they begin to soften.
the Serrano ham to the pan and cook for a couple of
minutes, then add the peas a little water and a generous
amount of black pepper.
the heat to its lowest, cover and cook for 15 - 20
minutes, stirring from time to time.
with permission of Orce