It is one of the star dishes of the Mallorcan gastronomy. Regardless of the time of year, enjoy an authentic plate of pa amb oli in Mallorca It is well worth a stop at some of the main restaurants in Palma. However, as we cannot always travel to the islands, We present the recipe to enjoy at home a pa amb oli as it deserves.
Although its preparation does not give off any kind of complexity, what is really important in this case are the ingredients chosen to carry out this traditional meal. The pa amb oli It is made up of two «categories». On the one hand, the base, all those ingredients that are necessary to guarantee its taste. On the other, the various layers that we can add to suit our tastes.
The first group consists of the following:
- Country bread cut into slices. It does not matter if it is in its natural state or if you prefer it toasted. In both cases it is possible to make the complete recipe.
- Sliced tomato
- Virgin olive oil
From this moment, the ingredients that are decided to be added are to the liking of the person who decides to carry out this recipe. They can be very varied, however, some of the most common are:
- Serrano ham
- Sweet ham
- Green pepper
From Mallorca to your home
Once you have chosen among all the ingredients that you want your pa amb oli to have, the most fun thing remains, preparing it to enjoy it. To do this, it will be enough to rub the tomato that we have previously cut for the bread that we have before us.
It is important that we rub that tomato well throughout the bread, otherwise, we could be left without enjoying all its flavor. Once all the bread is well impregnated with tomato, we must add a small splash of olive oil and a couple of pinches of salt. With these steps, Our bread will have what it takes to, now, customize it the way we like it the most. Either with sweet ham or serrano ham, it only remains to add the special ingredients that we have prepared and start tasting this delicious delicacy.