Fr. Z’s Kitchen: A bit of Rome in Chicago

I’m visiting friends and we decided on saltimbocca alla romana. Happily, even with chain supply problems, since we are in a heavily Italian neighborhood, there was plenty of veal and good prosciutto.

There was a lot more than this.

The basics.  Prosciutto di Parma,

A slight dusting a flour to help thicken the juices when done.

I did these in batches and then removed to a tented platter. It worked in two pans.  Thereafter I combined all the juices and clarified butter and oil and let it reduce.

Back into the pan for serving.

One of my hosts prepared the spinach and garlic.

Roasted potatoes with rosemary and salt.

Food doesn’t have to be complicated.  The best part is being with friends for leisurely meal and

About Fr. John Zuhlsdorf

Fr. Z is the guy who runs this blog. o{]:¬)
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  1. JustaSinner says:

    Sure beats prison food…

  2. It sure does! Good memories for the future.

  3. G1j says:

    The simple things that can bring such joy to a day. Looks fantastic.

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