|Golden June sunset|
Carpaccio was a fifteenth century Venetian painter. Cipriani ,owner of the famous Venetian restaurant Harry's bar , borrowed the names of Venetian painters. Bellini cocktails, made with fresh peach juice and Prosecco and Carpaccio originally just for thinly sliced raw beef and now for anything that is thinly sliced and raw. You can even have Carpaccio d'ananas, thinly sliced pineapple. A little goes a long way like this.
Fresh courgettes, washed thoroughly and thinly sliced
Pine nuts, lightly toasted
Parmesan cheese, thinly sliced
Cherry tomatoes, washed and halved
Lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper
Arrange the thinly sliced courgettes on a serving dish. Sprinkle with lemon juice and olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Add the Parmesan cheese and scatter over the pine nuts. Place the cherry tomatoes in the centre.
|Freshly picked courgettes, Parmesan cheese and pine nuts|
|Carpaccio of courgettes,|