How to Make Ham & Cheese Sandwiches like the French

In order to cook like the French, you need the right ingredients. For instance, our bistro ham – an unsmoked variety made with Berkshire pork. Bistro ham – sometimes called jambon de Paris (literally Paris ham) –  is a specialty of French charcuterie and a fixture in casual eateriesThis is the unique ham used in sandwiches like croque monsieur and madame, as well as other French favorites. That’s why our bistro ham is required eating. Read on for 5 French sandwich recipes you can enjoy with our bistro ham.

Grilled Jambon & Brie Sandwich with Apricot

Our French-style bistro ham is right at home with melty brie, sweet apricot preserves, and peppery arugula in this simple grilled sandwich recipe.


Ham, Cheddar & Apple Panini with Honey Mustard

This simple panini recipe is the perfect combination of salty and sweet. Our French-style bistro ham is perfectly complemented by melty cheddar, crisp apple, and honey-mustard.


D’Artagnan Jambon-Beurre

This is less of a recipe and more of a tasty suggestion. If you’ve been to Paris, you’ve no doubt had a simple lunch of jambon-beurre. This is our version using authentic French-style bistro ham, black truffle butter, and creamy Camembert (for extra credit).


Croque Monsieur

Great for lunch, brunch, or a light dinner, a classic croque monsieur should be in everyone’s cooking repertoire. This gooey and delicious sandwich depends on bistro ham and Gruyere for its authentic flavor.


What’s your favorite way to make a ham and cheese sandwich?

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