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Prosciutto di Parma ($9.99/half-pound) at Traverso's

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Prosciutto di Parma ($9.99/half-pound) at Traverso's

Melanie Wong | Jun 26, 2006 05:09 AM

Friday afternoon I stopped at Traverso's in downtown Santa Rosa to buy something cold to drink and found a prosciutto di parma sale in progress. Genuine prosciutto di parma is reduced from $32/lb. to $9.99/half-lb. until Wednesday.

The counter people know how to slice here, giving me a sample to make sure it was as thin as I wanted. It was almost gossamer, thin enough to see through but still holding together. I got six slices for a pre-dinner snack for two bucks. The prosciutto is quite delicate with a sweet and faintly salty flavor. I'm pretty sure that it was Fratelli Beretta but not entirely positive.

Fratelli Beretta
http://www.fratelliberettausa.com/pro...

Traverso's Gourmet Foods
106 B St
Santa Rosa 95401
707-542-2530
http://www.traversos.com

Old post on Traverso's house-cured pancetta -
http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

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