Courgette, ham and Grana Padana Riserva puff pastry roses + Gin Tonic and lime
. Difficulty: Medium
. Serves: 4 people
. Preparation time: 1 hour
Ingredients1 roll of rectangular puff pastry
250 g courgettes
100 g Grana Padano Riserva
150 g ham
extra virgin olive oil
salt & pepper
PreparationSlice the courgettes into thin rounds.
Unroll the puff pastry and use the pasta cutter to cut strips about 5 cm wide.
Arrange the courgettes so that half of them lie over the edge of the puff pastry strip, add a thin slice of ham, the grated Grana Padana Riserva and season with salt and pepper.
Fold the puff pastry strip back over the bottom half of the courgettes, leaving the top half exposed. Roll up the strip lengthways, carefully securing the end.
Arrange the puff pastry roses on a muffin baking tray, dress with a drizzle of olive oil and grated Grana Padano.
Bake in a preheated static oven at 180 °C for about 35-40 minutes, or until golden.
Sprinkle with grated Grana Padano Riserva and leave to cool before serving.
Gin Tonic and limeServes 1
150 ml tonic water
50 ml gin
Pour the ice into a glass, add the gin, then the tonic water.
Add a few slices of lime, stir with a spoon and serve immediately.