Celeriac Salad with Parma Ham

Celeriac Salad with Parma HamFrom The Cookery YearCeleriac Salad with Parma Ham Recipe

Quick look

  • prep 20 min    cook 3 min
  • serves 4

The large celery-flavored root may be boiled or stir fried and can also be served raw in a salad.


  • 1 small celeriac root (about 350 g/12 oz)
  • 30–45 ml/2–3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1.25 ml/¼ teaspoon French mustard
  • 225 g/8 oz prosciutto (Parma) ham, thinly sliced

    How to make it  About 25 minutes

  • 1

    Peel the celeriac. Cut it into thin slices and then into matchstick-thin pieces. Add the celeriac to a pan of boiling salted water and blanch for 2–3 minutes; drain in a colander and allow to cool. Blend together the mayonnaise and French mustard and toss the celeriac in this dressing.

  • 2

    Arrange the Parma ham on individual plates, allowing three thin slices per person. Divide the salad between the portions.

For a delicious, and satisfying, supper dish, substitute salami for the prosciutto. Cut the salami into thin strips and serve the salad in baked potatoes.

Become more interesting every week!

Get our Read Up newsletter

how we use your e-mail

Some people like to travel by train because 
it combines the slowness of a car with the cramped public exposure of 
an airplane.

Dennis Miller

I think my pilot was a little inexperienced. We were sitting on the runway, and he said, “OK, folks, we’re gonna be taking off in a just few—whoa! Here we go.”

Kevin Nealon

“I can’t wait until your vacation is over.” 
—Everyone following you on Instagram


A man knocked on my door and asked for a donation toward the local swimming pool. So I gave him a glass of water.

Comedian Greg Davies

Funny Jokes

Just found the worst page in the entire dictionary. What I saw was disgraceful, disgusting, dishonest, and disingenuous.


Funny Jokes

Client: We need you to log in to the YouTube and make all our company videos viral.

From clientsfromhell.net

Funny Jokes

My cat just walked up to the paper shredder and said, “Teach me 
everything you know.”


Funny Jokes

“Just because you can’t dance doesn’t mean you shouldn’t dance.” 

@yoyoha (Josh Hara)

Funny Jokes

My parents didn’t want to move to Florida, but they turned 60 and that’s the law.

—Jerry Seinfeld

Funny Jokes

Q: What do you call an Amish guy with his hand in a horse’s mouth?

A: A mechanic.