Bruschetta Bruschetta Serves 4 If you don’t have a lot of fresh herbs, you can just use additional basil here; but the more herbs, the better. Ingredients 1 pound plum tomatoes, cored and quartered ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 1 scallion, sliced ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes […]

CROSTINI CON PEPERONI Red and Yellow Bell – Pepper Toasts Serves 4 We had a lot of peppers in the garden one year and needed to use them up, so Mama and I came up with this recipe. Even though the normal topping for crostini is tomatoes, all our customers loved these and asked for […]

Crostini di Fegatini Liver Toasts Serves 4-5 Ingredients: 1 pound chicken livers 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon flour 1 tablespoon drained capers ½ cup Vin Santo or dry Marsala Salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste 1 loaf Tuscan bread, sliced thick Procedure: 1. […]

CROSTINI DI POMODORO Tomato Toasts Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups seeded and chopped plum tomatoes 2 tablespoons chopped shallot or Vidalia onion ¼ cup finely chopped fresh basil 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (you can also use red vinegar, for a very different taste) ½ teaspoons fresh ground black pepper 1 […]

Crostoni d’Arselle Baby Clams on Thick Toast Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 sprig fresh thyme ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 3 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parley ½-1 cup white wine 1 cup chopped tomatoes 4 pounds of the smallest clams you can find, washed […]

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