Tag: panini

  • Ciabatta

    Makes 2 loaves Ingredients For sponge ½ teaspoon active dry yeast 2 tablespoons warm water (105°-115°F) 1⁄3 cup room-temperature water 1 cup bread flour For bread ½ teaspoon active dry yeast 2 tablespoons warm milk (105°-115°F) 2⁄3 cups room-temperature water 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups bread flour 1½ teaspoons salt Directions Make sponge In […]

  • Lemon Preserves

    Makes 2 ½ cups Ingredients 3 lemons, de-seeded, and chopped whole, peels included 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped (optional) Directions Place all ingredients (except basil) in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer on low for about 45 minutes or until totally soft and […]

  • Arugula, Tomato & Lemon Preserves on Ciabatta

    Ingredients Ciabatta bread Arugula leaves Tomato slices Goat cheese Salt & pepper Lemon preserves (recipe follows) Olive oil Directions Place arugula leaves on both side of the bread and place a tomato on one side and a tablespoon of lemon preserves on the other. Place a dollop of goat cheese on and season with salt […]

  • Zucchini, Chili & Mint Panini with Parmesan

    Makes 4-6 Paninis Ingredients 2 zucchinis, cut into ribbons (using a mandolin) ½ cup fresh mint leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, chopped superfine 1 teaspoon fresh red chili, deseeded and chopped superfine 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted Salt 12-18 slices parmesan cheese Ciabatta […]

  • Dark Whole Wheat

    Makes 2 regular sized loaves Ingredients 2 packages (1 1/2 tablespoons) active dry yeast Pinch of sugar 1/2 cup warm water (105 to 115 degrees) 2 cups water 1/4 cup molasses 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 ounce bittersweet dark chocolate 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 3 cups medium rye flour 3 […]

  • Fig Compote

    Ingredients 1 pound fresh black figs, ripe & sweet, de-stemmed & chopped 1 cup simple syrup 1 teaspoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 cinnamon stick 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary leaves, chopped fine (optional) Directions Place all ingredients in a small sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered, stirring […]

  • Caramelized Onions

    Makes 1 cup Ingredients 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons onions, red or yellow, sliced in rounds and separated 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves, chopped fine 2 tablespoons Madeira, port or sherry (optional) Pinch of salt Directions In a large sauté pan heat the butter and the oil to a medium […]

  • Fontina Prosciutto Panini with Caramelized Onions & Fig Compote on Dark Wheat

    Ingredients 2 sliced of Dark Whole Wheat bread 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened 2 slices fontina cheese, sliced semi thick 2 slices prosciutto 2 tablespoons red caramelized onions (recipe follows) 1 tablespoon fig compote (recipe follows) Directions On the insides of the bread slices place on one side fontina cheese and on the other the […]

  • Almond Butter, Banana & Honey Panini

    Makes 4 servings Ingredients Hearty, crusty whole grain bread, sliced ½ cup of either almond butter or peanut butter, chunky 2 bananas sliced lengthwise ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ cup honey 1 teaspoon canola oil Cooking spray Directions Preheat Panini grill (or you could use a grill pan with a heavy skillet as a weight). Spray […]

  • Whole-Wheat Pesto Mozzarella Panini

    Whole-Wheat Pesto Mozzarella Panini

    Serves 6 Ingredients Whole-wheat bread Fresh mozzarella slices Tomato slices Salt Basil sauce (recipe follows) Olive oil Directions Place basil sauce on each side of the bread slices and on the basil sauce place sliced mozzarella and tomato, season with a little salt. Combine the slices to form a sandwich and brunch the top side […]