Thursday, October 31, 2013

Crostini with Cherry Tomatoes & Mozzarella IFC# 3


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. 


 Ingredients :

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.


 Instructions:

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.



Notes -

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.

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10 comments:

  1. Wow they looks awesome, very simple dish too.

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  2. G'day Sharanya This looks very healthy and yum, true!
    Congrats on completing this month's challenge too!
    Cheers! Joanne

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    1. Thank you Joanna .. Loved ur pizza too ..

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  3. Wow love this! Some great recipes to choose from too.

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  4. One of my favourite.. Loved ur clicks..

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    1. Thank You priya akka for choosing super easy recipes for this months challenge.

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  5. Super tempting dear..Love all your clicks..

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