Croquetas de Jamón Serrano

Croquetas de Jamón Serrano

I must admit that even though I love Australia, I often miss Europe.  I was born and brought up in Milan, which is practically in the middle of Europe.  By car, you can get to Switzerland in 30 minutes, to the South of France and Austria in 3 hours and in 5 hours you are in Munich!  And now, with low cost flights, you have even more options! If you have a long weekend, you are spoilt for choices!  I miss being able to visit another country so easily… experiencing another culture, a different language and the local food is such a great feeling.  Since I cannot do this so frequently anymore, I let my taste buds travel.  Today I will take them (and you!) to one of my favourite countries: Spain, with these delicious Croquetas de Jamón Serrano.  They are béchamel based croquettes with Serrano Ham: soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside!  They are a fantastic tapa to serve with a good glass of wine!  Enjoy and… buen provecho!…

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