Friday, August 05, 2011
Summer crostini with feta cheese and strawberries
Here's a truly summery crostini from one of my favourite food magazines, Swedish Lantliv Mat & Vin. I'm really sorry I got the magazine issue and came across the recipe just last week, as the Estonian strawberry season has come to an end. I can just imagine how lovely it would have tasted with just-picked sun-kissed strawberries as opposed to those much less pleasant imported ones. Still, these were wonderful and come highly recommended.
Crostini with feta cheese and strawberries
(Krõbesaiad maasika ja fetaga)
sourdough bread (ciabatta, baguette)
extra virgin olive oil
fresh basil leaves
freshly ground black pepper
Slice the bread thinly, halve the slices, if necessary. Brush or drizzle with a little bit of oil and toast in a pre-heated 220C/450F oven until golden and crisp.
Slice the cheese, divide the cheese slices on hot bread.
Garnish with sliced strawberries and basil leave, grind some black pepper on top.