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.


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

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

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

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

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

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