Bruschetta, ( listen), served as an antipasto, is a bright and fresh start to any Italian meal. A dinner guest once remarked, "it's kind of like and Italian pico de gallo". Exactly that. An Italian salsa fresca. Except that in Italy it's served over crostini.
There are many variations but here's the traditional recipe. On different occasions, I've added shaved fennel, sun dried tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, olives and even chopped figs. You can get pretty creative with this mixture. But for now, here's the basic skinny.Read More