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Melon Jambon

The easy-does-it light starter you are sure to adopt. The chic version of melon-ham is this fresh millefeuille … highly Instagramable!

For 4 persons

Preparation: 20 minutes

Peel the melon and remove the seeds.

Cut 4 rectangular slices of melon, about 1.5 cm wide.

Cut the cucumber lengthwise so the slices are of equal size.

Pour in a pan all the elements of the syrup and heat on a low flame without boiling.

Place the melon and the cucumber in a large dish, pour the warm pickles syrup, cover with transparent paper and allow to marinate for 15 min.Set aside in a fresh place.

In a bowl, mix the fresh goat cheese with the liquid cream. Salt, add the pimento of Espelette. Set aside in a fresh place.

Wash and dry the herbs. Chisel them up.

At serving time, mount all the elements like a club sandwich.

Start by the melon slice then delicately add the goat cheese condiment.

Add a slice of ham on top and finish with a slice of cucumber.

Parry each side in order to obtain a regular club.

In a plate, place the club sandwiches on their edges, finish with freshly chiselled herbs.

Also discover the salad with roasted peaches and ham and the quinoa salad with melon and courgette.


1 melon from the High-Poitou region

1 small cucumber

200 g of dry ham

100 g of fresh goat cheese

10 g liquid cream

PM pimento of Espelette


Olive oil

½ bunch of chervil

½ bunch of coriander

For the syrup :

75 cl of white vinegar

50 cl of cider vinegar

100 g of sugar

1 teaspoon of salt

1 crushed garlic clove

1 branch of aniseed

20 g of coriander seeds

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