Served on a bed of mixed salad leaves, this unusual combination makes a lovely entree or a very light lunch. Use a fruity extra virgin olive oil as its special flavour really makes this dish great.
When you are shaving thin strips of Parmesan, you will need to buy a larger piece of cheese than you actually use to give you a good grip.
good source of vitamins B group and E, and calcium.
The salad is light and refreshing but the flavours of pear, prosciutto, and parmesan just didn't go well together for me. I used a decana pear and crudo from San Daniele with authentic Parmigiano Reggiano. I love melon and prosciutto so thought this would be similar but something about the flavours here just weren't for me. - 07 Oct 2015