Ham and cheese appetizers

Ham and cheese appetizers . These little bites are a visual spectacle. Like so many traditional dishes of gastronomy, the origin of the entremés ‘ also has medieval roots, its composition varied from humble to more refined, according to the possibilities.


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  • 1 Definition
    • 1 Features
    • 2 Preparation method
    • 3 Ingredients
  • 2 Source


Entremés or appetizer, in Spain it is particularly particularized to the aperitif that is taken sitting at the table and is the first part before starting.

It usually consists of different pinchos or tapas and other “snacking” foods (olives, fried potatoes, fried potatoes, croquettes, cheese, cold meats, nuts and canapés), accompanied by drinks such as soft drinks, wine, vermouth or beer.


The appetizers admit many possibilities. They are served cold, hot, in the form of canapé or in casseroles, but always at the beginning of a meal. In its preparation it is important to remember that these small preparations, so common in celebrations and events, are intended to whet your appetite.

They should not be consumed as a main ration or on a regular basis. That is why it is convenient to control the amount of calories and fats of each entree from the sauces that accompany them, such as mayonnaise, in addition to frying and the fat composition of the food, such as sausages and smoked meats.

Preparation method

  • Slice the ham and cheese as thin as possible,
  • artistically place it on a roast plate,
  • garnish with olives and pickled gherkins


Ham leg ½ pound
Olive to taste
Pickles to taste
cheese ½ pound


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