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There is no one brand I endorse; try a few and find your favorite.
Any of these foods are quick to prepare and assemble and can be eaten standing up, which is how we often consume them.
In this chapter, I have recipes for starters that are more in line with American tastes but still very Italian.
Make them and let them live in your refrigerator to serve here and also with steak, burgers, and other cheeses.
Serves 2 to 42 TO 3 HOURS12 MINUTES ACTIVE TIME4 small shallots 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon water 1 star anise 1 small loaf of ciabatta bread 1 cup seeded, diced Roma tomato 10 leaves basil, chopped 10 black olives, sliced 8 ounces burrata cheese Fresh basil, torn Grana Padano cheese, grated, for garnish Olive oil, for brushing Salt and pepper1.