Crostini with cherry tomatoes

Crostini with cherry tomatoes
Crostini with cherry tomatoes Photo: Quentin Jones

When he entertains at home, Maiale serves pasta, such as spaghetti and mussels. But home - like A Tavola - is about more than just pasta. Guests are also served three types of crostini and pandoro cake with fresh cherries and mascarpone.


16 cherry tomatoes, halved

1 clove garlic, finely sliced

50mL extra virgin olive oil

1 sprig oregano, finely chopped

1 sprig basil, finely chopped

Salt and pepper

150g grated ricotta insalata (or ricotta)



Combine all ingredients except ricotta. Spoon onto crostini. Top with ricotta.