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crostini rapidi / speedy crostini

Posted by on Jun 17, 2012 in main meal recipes, snack recipes | 1 comment

crostini rapidi / speedy crostini

This is a fast food kids favourite suggested by an Italian single mum who lives in Rome. I  interviewed her once about the dilemmas facing Italian working mums, including the pressure to spend huge amounts of time in the kitchen. She certainly doesn’t bow to that expectation, hence her speedy crostini, ready in under 15 minutes. All you need are the ingredients for a basic ham and mozzarella sandwich, plus an egg, whack the oven on and you’re laughing. For a more grown-up twist, replace cooked ham with saltier parma ham or some finely chopped anchovy fillets, cut the cooked crostini into small bitesize squares and nibble with a glass of wine, or two depending on how your day has been.

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