1-800-454-5922 Toll Free

Sign in


Bruschetta with tomato salsa and basil

  • Bruschetta with Tomato Salsa and Basil

    Serves 4 people
    Cooking time: 10 minutes

    Toppings:
    500g tomatoes 
    2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    1 small red onion 
    1 tbsp white wine vinegar
    salt and fresh ground black pepper

    Bruschetta:
    A loaf of ciabatta bread
    1 garlic clove
    olive oil

    1. Place the tomatoes in a bowl and pour boiling water over them. Remove after 30 seconds and peel.
    2. Cut the peeled tomatoes into quarters and scoop out the seeds.
    3. Finely chop the red onion.
    4. Add all the topping ingredients to the bowl, season with salt and pepper and toss the mixture. It's now ready to serve.
    5. It's now ready to serve.
    6. Preheat a grill pan over a medium-high heat.
    7. Cut the Ciabatta into 1in slices.
    8. Place the bread on the grill pan cut side down and grill on both sides until golden and crisp.
    9. Remove from the pan and drizzle with olive oil, and whilst still warm, rub garlic cloves over the grilled bread. Add toppings and serve.

    Recipe created by: Tanya Hindes
    http://crackednailsandsplitends.co.uk/cooking/bruschetta-with-tomato-salsa-and-basil

Experience an official tuscany tour with

A Day in Venice: Small Group Tour by Minivan from Florence

Be part of the waterways dream that reflect elegant palaces with Byzantine, Gothic and Renaissance façades, small and delicate bridges, magnificent portals of the patrician dwellings, bulb-shaped domes and golden mosaics.

from 305,32 US Dollar

Palio Tour

To say you know a place means to know its traditions. In Siena, it's all about the Palio, the centuries-old traditions formed around a horse race that takes place twice a year, in Piazza del Campo. Taking part in this 1-hour tour, you will get a chance to discover the history and the tradition behind this important horse race. You will visit one of the 17 districts (Contrade) and the guide will show you the district's fountain, where children are baptized. After that you will have exclusive guided tour of the Contrada's museum, where the ‘Standards’, the banners given to the winning Contrada, and the traditional medieval costumes of the Contrada's members are exhibited.

from 19,96 US Dollar

Florence Airport Private Departure Transfer

Travel from your Florence hotel to Florence Airport in the luxury of a private vehicle. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

from 14,68 US Dollar

Private Organic vineyard Tour with wine, Olive Oil and Tuscan Meal

Enjoy a private organic winery tour with organic wines and extra virgin olive oil tasting and light lunch. Be fully immersed in a real Tuscan farm starting with the visit of the vineyard. The Tuscan lunch includes 4/5 own produced organic wines and 3/5 extra virgin olive oils with it. Just a few minutes walk from San Gimignano town center, with a spectacular view on the Medieval towers of the town. An Italian/ English-speaking member of the staff will follow you in the activity with a professional and family warm welcome.

from 54,02 US Dollar
Villa finder