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(Italian dish) an Italian dish of veal, thinly sliced and rolled in prosciutto ham and sage leaves
Origin: From : saltare (to leap) & in (into) & bocca (mouth)
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Saltimbocca is a dish made of veal lined or topped with prosciutto and sage; marinated in wine, oil or saltwater depending on the region or one's own taste. This dish is also occasionally topped with capers depending on individual taste.
A version of this dish is saltimbocca alla Romana which consists of veal, prosciutto or ham, and sage, rolled-up and cooked in Marsala and butter.