605. ‘Pan de Jamón’ for the Holidays

Throughout the month of December, Curaçaoan bakeries bake countless loaves of pan de jamón: sweet dough rolls containing ham, olives, raisins and sometimes bacon (!). Served alongside ayakaspernil (roast pork) and ponche crema (eggnog) on Noche Buena (Christmas Eve), pan de jamón hails from Venezuela. It is relatively simple to prepare and often shared with loved ones:

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