We all know how well Parma ham and fresh melon combine. Next time you serve it try marinating the melon in mint syrup before wrapping in the Parma ham. Oh so refreshing!
Mint marinated Melon wrapped in Parma Ham
(use Black forest Ham if Parma is not available)
2 cups Water
1 cup White Sugar
Spanspek and/ or Sweet Melon
1) Place the water and sugar into a saucepan. Heat and continue stirring until all the sugar crystals are dissolved. Simmer until a syrup consistency is reached. Add lots of freshly chopped mint to result in a green flavoursome syrup
2) Slice the melon and marinate over night in mint syrup if time allows
3) Wrap the melon in Parma ham and serve
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