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saltimbocca alla romana
Saltimbocca is an Italian dish that consists of veal that has been lined, wrapped with prosciutto and sage, and then marinated in wine, oil, or saltwater, depending on the region or one's own taste
Saltimbocca, also spelled saltinbocca (UK: , US: , Italian: [ˌsaltimˈbokka]; Italian for ''[it] jump in the mouth''), is an Italian dish (also popular in southern Switzerland). It consists of veal that has been lined, wrapped with prosciutto and sage, and then marinated in wine, oil, or saltwater, depending on the region or one's own taste.
The original version of this dish is saltimbocca alla Romana ("saltimbocca Roman-style"), which consists of veal, prosciutto and sage, rolled up and cooked in dry white wine and butter. Marsala is sometimes used. Also, sometimes the veal and prosciutto are not rolled up but left flat. An American variation replaces the veal with chicken or pork.
Saltimbocca alla Romana is a simple and tasty veal meat dish, a secondo piatto typical of Roman cuisine since the 19th Century. The name literally means “jump-in-your-mouth”.
Saltimbocca only require very few ingredients, never wrapped up in a roll or floured before cooking, otherwise it would...