Place the fat of the ham in a pan over low heat, and add oil. As soon as the fat begins to melt, add a little water, tomatoes and onion to make the sauce/
Cook for a few minutes, when the meat sauce begins to fry, turn off the heat and add the thin Prosciutto di Parma DOP cut into cubes.
Cover the pan and cook for about 50 minutes.
Cook the tagliatelle in salted water, drain and pour into a pan with the sauce and prosciutto prepared in advance.
Cook for a couple of minutes, adding a little water to prevent the tagliatelle to dry too much.
Serve with grated Parmigiano Reggiano DOP cheese.
When was the last time you had dinner in an Italian restaurant in Canada and you thought you were dining in Italy? That’s exactly how “Ospitalità Italiana Certified”restaurants want you to feel when you visit their fine dining establishments.
Ospitalità Italiana is an official certification from Unioncamere, Italy’s federation of local Chambers of Commerce and Industry, that tells you that the food you are enjoying is unquestionably Italian: products are authentic, ingredients genuine and recipes true to the thousand year history of Italian cuisine.
Canada is home to some leading Italian Chefs. Passionate and innovative, many have refined their skills and advanced their knowledge directly in Italy. In addition, Montréal boasts a fabulous cooking school ITHQ where young aspiring chefs learn Italian technic and Italian traditional recipes from the masters.
So the next time you make reservations for an Italian dinner in a Montreal restaurant, ask if they’ve received the Ospitalità Italiana seal of approval. You will enjoy the true Italian taste.