Recipes

Bruschetta

2 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped
1/2 sweet onion, chopped (or a shallot)
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
1 teaspoon chopped fresh basil
2 teaspoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2 (1 pound) loaf Italian bread, cut into 1 inch slices (toasted with olive oil, salt, and pepper)
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
a pinch of sugar to bring out the flavor
a touch of balsamic vinegar
capers (optional)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).  In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, onion, olive oil, oregano, basil and parsley. Place bread on a baking sheet, and top with tomato mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan.

Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until bottom of bread is browned. Allow to cool 5 minutes before serving.