For this month's challenge on IFC , +Priya Suresh has chosen 4 marvelous recipes . This month we are going to explore Campania the cuisine of Italy . We all know Italy itself is best known around the world for its own Pizza. Campania's cuisines relies on sun-kissed vegetables , herbs, salty capers , dried pasta and fresh farm house Cheese .
As usual 4 recipes were suggested and we have to choose on and explore them.
- Crostini with Cherry Tomatoes and Mozzarella
- Spaghetti alla Puttanesca
- Mozzarella in Carrozza
- Pizza Margherita
Crostini is a simple , delicious and a tasty snack. It is just arranging the pre-made french bread with cheese and tomatoes . Lets get to the recipe.
French Bread - 1 Loaf
Mozzarella Cheese - 1 Ball
Grape Tomatoes - 1 Cup
Butter - 1/2 Stick
Garlic - 1 Clove (minced)
Basil - few ( Chopped) i used cilantro for garnishing.
Preheat the oven at 350F .
In a small bowl mix the butter and minced garlic .
Brush the garlic butter on both the sides of the bread.
Top it with cheese, sliced grape tomatoes and Chopped Basil.
Bake it for 10-15 minutes till the cheese melts.
Serve it warm.
I baked the bread slice only with Mozzarella after the cheese was melted i decorated with Grape tomatoes and Cilantro leaves. Thins way you could feel the crunchiness of the cherry tomatoes in each bite.