20-minute Tapas Recipes You Can Recreate At Home For Less Than S$20 Each

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Tapas — they make an exquisite start to any party, or a lovely snack that fuels you and your family throughout the day. Use Citterio’s Parma ham and Smilla’s cheeses to create your favourite tapas so you can enjoy them anytime you have a hankering! Refer to the appendix for simple, foolproof tapas that you can make in 20 minutes and for less than S$20.

Over 142 years of Parma ham-making expertise

Founded in 1878, Citterio has since become synonymous with professionalism, passion, innovation and quality. The brand’s secrets of Parma ham making and its traditional recipes have been passed down for five generations. Citterio’s Parma hams are 100% natural, made with Italian pork legs and salt. Enjoy great discounts this March when you purchase Citterio’s products at selected channels!

Parma ham is one of the most popular Italian dry-cured hams. Citterio’s Parma and San Daniele hams are certified D.O.P, which stands for Denominazione di Origine Protetta, or Protected Designation of Origin. This is the European system for protecting the names of speciality food products with an ancient tradition and deep unbreakable bond tied to a specific geographic origin, in this case the southern province of Parma.

easy recipes for tapas
easy recipes for tapas

Citterio offers a variety of products that cater to different palates. For Parma ham with a delicate flavour, go with the Bellentani Prosciutto di Parma (Usual Price: $16.95), which is aged for 12 months. For Parma ham with a more intense flavour that has a balance of salty and sweet, opt for the Citterio Prosciutto di Parma (Usual Price: $10.95), which is aged for 15 months.

Citterio’s Prosciutto di San Daniele (Usual Price: $11.35) is produced in San Daniele, a small village in Italy’s north region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. The key ingredients used are high-quality pork legs and sea salt. It is cured for 15 months in an area where the winds blow from the Alps to the Adriatic. The San Daniele Ham has a delicate flavour and is sweeter than Parma ham.

High-quality yet affordable cheeses from Denmark and Netherlands

easy recipes for tapas
easy recipes for tapas

Smilla is a purveyor of premium cheese originating from Denmark and Netherlands. It offers a variety of natural cheese products to suit different cooking needs: Shredded Cheddar, Shredded Gouda, Shredded Mozzarella, Shredded Pizza Topping, Sliced Edam, Sliced Gouda and Sliced Maasdam.

  • Mozzarella: Made with buffalo milk, mozzarella has a subtle but buttery flavour, and its stretchy texture makes it perfect for pizzas, au gratin dishes or salads.

  • Gouda: The nutty and creamy taste, combined with a piquant aroma, makes gouda an ideal choice for toppings, sauces and soups.

  • Cheddar: Coming in an iconic orange colour, the smooth and sharp-tasting cheddar enhances any pizza or pasta dishes instantly.

  • Pizza topping: Containing a mixture of cheeses, this is the ultimate ingredient that enlivens an authentic Italian pizza.

  • Edam: Lower in fat content compared with its counterparts, edam cheese has a mild salty and nutty note. It is a great accompaniment to crackers, breads and fruits.

  • Maasdam: This cheese is aged for at least a month, and it has a smooth yellow rind. It is ideal for use in cooking pies, tarts as well as sandwiches such as the Croque Monsieur.

Promotion for March 2021

Enjoy great savings when you purchase Citterio’s and Smilla’s products from 1 March to 31 March 2021.

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