Makes: 4 sandwiches
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
- 8 LOAFS OF BREAD
- 4 TABLESPOONS OF SALTED BUTTER AT ROOM TEMPERATURE
- 16 SLICES OF HAM
- 16 SLICES OF PRATO CHEESE
Set aside 2 loafs of bread for each sandwich, buttering the up side of the bottom loaf, saving some butter for the outer part as well. Put 2 slices of ham in each sandwich and cover them with 2 slices of prato cheese. Put it in a stovetop sandwich maker and place it over the flame, turning when it’s golden. Serve as soon as you remove from the heat.
IN DETAIL: A classic snack found in diners throughout Brazil, it can be made with bread loafs or rolls and served cold or hot. A variation of the French croque monsieur, it can be coated with an egg before grilling or covered with béchamel sauce.