Parma ham and fig Sandwich Squares

Enjoy the sweet taste of delicate fruity figs with a wonderful alternative to bacon. Parma ham and fresh figs is a classic Italian combination – create a sweet-savoury sandwich that’s simply irresistible.

Ingredients

2 Blue Ribbon White Sandwich Squares
120g Ricotta cheese
120g Parma ham
4 fresh figs, quartered
40g pomegranate rubies
2 spring onions or red spring onions, thickly sliced
A few micro herbs or thyme leaves
15ml olive oil, optional
Salt and milled black pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Open the Sandwich Squares and place onto a board. Spread each with the Ricotta cheese and top with slices of Parma ham.
  2. Arrange the figs on top of the Parma ham. Add a few pomegranate rubies, slices of spring onions and some fresh thyme and/or micro leaves.
  3. Drizzle the toppings with olive oil, if desired.
  4. Season with salt and milled black pepper.

Tip: alternatively, use two fresh, ripe and sliced peaches instead of figs.