Easy, tasty and healthy melon and prosciutto starter

The taste of Italy… Looking for an inspiration for your traditional summer salad? This Summer Melon with San Daniele Prosciutto and mozarella recipe blends sweet fruit with salty prosciutto for a fresh and tasty side dish. Drizzle each serving with a little olive oil, aged aceto balsamico, and garnish with the shaved Parmiggiano Reggiano cheese. Ingredients: 1 sweet melon, peeled, halved and seeds removed 100 g thinly sliced San Daniele prosciutto Mozarella ¼ cup (60 ml) olive oil Extra virgin olive oil 20g Parmiggiano Reggiano cheese shavings Bunch of basil leaves Directions: Cut the melon into pieces. Arrange the melon pieces and San Daniele prosciutto on a serving plate or board. Add Mozarella 3 cm cubes. Keep chilled. When ready to serve, drizzle with olive oil (and balsamic reduction) and sprinkle with parmesan shavings. Decorate with basil leaves.   I used in this recipe: Extra Virgin Olive...

Cherries with aged balsamic vinegar from Modena

Have you ever tried the perfect combination of fresh cherries wrapped in drops of balsamic vinegar aged for 25 years? No? Well, I recommend you to try it just once. So tasty, juicy, sweet flavour with a slight acidity. You may sprinkle brown sugar on cherries and decorate the plate as you wish.          Important: you should choose balsamic vinegar aged at least 25 years or more (in oak barrels). It is distinguished by its high density, it has the typical barrique well-balanced and harmonious aroma. You may use this aged vinegar also for grilled meat (delicious!), boiled vegetables, Parmesan cheese, vanilla ice cream or as condiment for strawberries or...