Definitions for saltimboccaˌsɑl tɪmˈboʊ kə, ˌsæl-

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sal•tim•boc•caˌsɑl tɪmˈboʊ kə, ˌsæl-(n.)

  1. veal and ham wrapped together and sautéed in butter, often seasoned with sage.

    Category: Cooking

Origin of saltimbocca:

1935–40; < It, contr. of salta in bocca (it) jumps into (one's) mouth


  1. saltimbocca(Noun)

    (Italian dish) an Italian dish of veal, thinly sliced and rolled in prosciutto ham and sage leaves

  2. Origin: From : saltare (to leap) & in (into) & bocca (mouth)


  1. Saltimbocca

    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.


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