Crostinis are a traditional Italian appetizer. There are so many different toppings for a crostini: olive, mushroom, ricotta, artichoke, meat, and the list goes on and on, almost whatever your heart desires. One of my top crostinis and one of the most popular in the world is the Bruschetta: tomato & basil crostini. Bruschetta comes from the Italian word ‘bruscare’ which means “to roast over coals.” This refers to the bread being toasted. When I was young, I wasn't a fan of tomatoes but for some
A delicious, quick and tasty family mid week meal of paprika sauteed potatoes, Italian sausage, red peppers, kale and crostini
Grape tomatoes sautéed with garlic, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar nestled in creamy, tangy goat cheese atop toasted crostini - these Goat Cheese Crostini with Balsamic Grape Tomatoes make the ultimate appetizer!
We got some fabulous news about my husband's job recently. He got a pretty big promotion and we wanted to have a little impromptu celebration. It's easy to lay out a fancy-looking spread if you keep a few staples in your house (you can raid your pantry for the rest.) I was able to uncork some sparkling wine and throw together Fruit & Brie Crostini on the quick and I've got some tips to help you get ready for any special occasion in a snap!
For me, the holidays are all about entertaining. There's nothing better than visiting and being visited by friends and family this time of year. I always keep the makings for quick and easy nibbles in the kitchen just in case I get a visitor and these Brie & Cranberry Crostini are a breeze to whip up and will tempt any guest. Keep reading to find out what to keep in the pantry for these quick, melty cheese treats!
On a tall shelf in my kitchen sits my grandmothers copy of The Joy of Cooking. A thick, vintage, hard backed book with a faded red ribbon that marks the Candied Sweet Potatoes recipe on page 325 that she made every Thanksgiving. Flipping through the yellowed pages, reading her notes scrawled in the margin,…
Porter Date Jam Crostini with Prosciutto, Arugula and Goat Cheese, cooking with beer appetizer.
Goat Cheese Crostini with Beer Pickled Jalapenos and Mangos
Photos from my Instagram account I made it. From LA to Seattle, up Highway 1. Past fat lazy seals, miles of winding coastlines, epic Redwoods, and into an unusually sunny Seattle. Although the sun has now given way to the typical rain, it’s somehow comforting. Although figuring out how to wield a camera in low…
This simple 10-minute recipe is the perfect way to repurpose a slightly stale baguette into a tasty snack or appetizer.
French Ricotta Dip and Roast Peppers Crostini Appetizers - quick and easy to make, light, delicious tartine recipe for spring or summer entertaining!
Fresh fruit, caramelized onions, bright flavors, and an abundance of crostini. That is what I call the perfect crostini board. Simple ingredients that require more assembly than cooking is a delicious way to start your party! This past weekend was my mom’s birthday and I wanted to make it special for her. This is the… Continue reading →
Italian style roasted red pepper antipasto salad and crostini are just two ways you can use roasted red peppers. Red peppers are so nutritious!
The natural sweetness and slight smokiness of roasted eggplant are intensified by adding just a few ingredients: cayenne, smoked paprika, oregano, extra virgin olive oil, and garlic.
Smooth, creamy, caramely roasted garlic - the perfect thing to bump up the flavor in any savory recipe or to spread on crostini for an easy appetizer.
Warm, roasted radishes on top of roasted garlic buttered crostini, topped with radish green pesto is the perfect solution for a leftover bunch of radishes and their stems.
Party Food | Tapenade Crostini Bites Recipe - perfect easy dish for appetizers or dinner party starters, made with olives and tasty ingredients!
I believe the universe is supporting me! I had great fun yesterday catching up with JP, he’s an old friend of mine. It’s been a long time since the last time we meet… maybe about 2 years ago. He sent me an email on New Year’s Eve. I’m about to sleep when I see the flashing light from my cell phone, it was a short message from JP. JP arrived in Jakarta Tuesday morning but he has an appointment in the morning so we decide to meet for late lunch. It was a hot sunny day but as coffee buddies, our meeting won’t be complete without a cup of coffee. Authentique French Bakery Authentique French bakery first opened its doors in late 2012. Their first outlet located on a small street in South Kemang combines two of my favourite things: delicious food and pretty interior. Start with only one small shop it doesn’t take too long for Sophie Boyer to expand their business and open another store in Cipete, Kuningan and Setiabudi. I’ve been to their shop in Cipete and Kuningan which is bigger than their first shop, but this small shop in south Kemang is still my favourite. Yesterday after …