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Leoncini Roasted Ham

Leoncini Roasted Ham is a brand name of Italian cooked, cured ham made in Verona, Italy.

It is not a prosciutto.

To make it, spices and herbs are sprinkled on flattened, boned ham, which is then rolled up and tied, and roasted.

The average weight of a ham is 15 pounds (7 kg.)

Imports into America of this ham are allowed. Leoncini Roasted Ham in America costs about $200 US (2006 prices.)

Cooking Tips

Serve sliced thinly as an antipasto or in sandwiches.

History Notes

The Leoncini business was started in 1918 by Aristodemo Leoncini in Emilia-Romagna. He moved the business in the 1950s to Colá di Lazise, near Verona.


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Also called:

Prosciutto Cotto Leoncini (Italian)


Oulton, Randal. "Leoncini Roasted Ham." CooksInfo.com. Published 05 September 2005; revised 17 May 2007. Web. Accessed 05/20/2018. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/leoncini-roasted-ham>.

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