#TheFlyingCook: Bruschetta, an historic snack filled with flavour
Bruschetta has it roots in Italy and dates back to Roman times.
Enjoy this historic snack filled with flavour.
1 French loaf
8 tbs olive oil
250g fresh cherry tomatoes
1 tsp sugar
2 cups fresh basil leaves
2 tbs honey
2 tbs red wine vinegar
1/2 cup cashew nuts
Salt and pepper
Slice oaf into 2cm slices. Drizzle 2 tbs olive oil over each.
Place under the grill until lightly toasted.
Place tomatoes on a baking tray, drizzle 2 tbs olive oil, season with salt and pepper, sprinkle sugar.
Place in the oven for 10 minutes until soft and roasted.
Place basil, mustard, honey, vinegar, 4 tbs olive oil, cashew nuts, pinch of salt and pepper in a blender.
Blend into a pesto texture.
Spread a generous layer of mascarpone cheese on to the toasted bread, place 2 cherry tomatoes on top, spoon the pesto on to the tomatoes to finish the dish.