Prosciutto wears a distinct hat, teal sweater and black trousers. He is also never seen without food in his mouth or in his hand. He also is always seen with food around his mouth.
Prosciutto gives the following puzzles in Professor Layton and the Curious Village:
Prosciutto helps Professor Layton and Luke Triton in their investigation to unmask the old man who has been kidnapping the town's people. He gives a description of the man who he seen wandering around the town, this proves vital in the investigation into uncovering the identity of the mysterious Old Man.
Prosciutto appears in the first book in his flat in Chapter 2 of the book.
"Prosciutto lives on the north side of town and is known for his appetite. He's never seen without a snack in hand and is known as "Prosciutto the pantry." His favorite pastime is buying all the sausage in the market."