Think of this devilled ham as a cheat's
take on jambon persillade - you get all of the gorgeous piquancy
and smokiness without all the hard work. Serve with a wedge of
cheddar, cornichons and your favourite bread.
500 gmpiece of leg ham, shredded or coarsely chopped2 tbspcrème fraîche2 tbspolive oil2 tbspcoarsely chopped flat-leaf parsley1 tbspwhite wine vinegar1golden shallot, finely diced2 tspcoarsely chopped thymeCornichons, vintage cheddar and buttered bread rolls or baguette, to serve
Combine ingredients (except cornichons, cheddar and bread) in a bowl, season to taste and press into a jar. Seal and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Serve with cornichons, cheddar and buttered bread.