At the time of a Vermouth or another appetizer, a bruschetta is ideal. It is prepares with a base of bread with different toppings. In this case, there is a good raw ham, chili and roasted eggplants.
for 6 portions
SLICES OF COUNTRY BEAD
RED SWEET CHILI (also called Bell Pepper)
SALT AND PEPPER
Red chili purée
Wash red sweet chili well, place on a plate with a little bit of olive oil and covered with aluminum paper in a low oven till they tender. Let them cool down to remove skin and seeds. In a Silpat, place sweet chili and powder with sugar and salt, and dry them in low heat, during 30 minutes approximately. Process the sweet chili with olive oil, salt and pepper. Place in a piping bag.
Wash eggplants. Take to medium heat in a place covered with aluminum paper till they tender. Process with a little bit of olive oil ass salt and pepper. Place in piping bag. Cut in rectangles the country bread slices 1,5 cm. thick. Take to toast at oven or salamander.
On the county bread toast make lines interposing he two purées. On top place a slice of raw ham. Finish with a jet of olive oil.
The method by which the best hams of the world are made, is very simple: Salt and patience to wait that the action of these ingredients on the pork meat, cures it. In all he quality pieces, that time is never less than 9 months, but it’s worthwhile to wait for.
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