Fresh Cheese Crostini with Rose Water

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  • Serves


    as a treat
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The Cookbook Library: Four Centuries of the Cooks, Writers, and Recipes That Made the Modern Cookbook

The Cookbook Library

By Anne Willan

Published 2012

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  • 8 ounces (225 g) fresh provatura or buffalo mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon (


Heat the broiler, or have ready a kitchen blowtorch. Cut the cheese in slices ¼ inch (6 mm) thick, and arrange them in a single layer on a rimmed baking sheet. Stir together the sugar and cinnamon. Toast the bread.

Melt the butter in a large, broilerproof frying pan over medium-high heat. Fry the toasted bread, turning once, until crisp and the butter is absorbed, about 1 minute on each