Recipe Courtesy of Roz of La Bella Vita~
Italian bread, sliced diagonally
8 oz. mascarpone cheese, room temperature
2 Tbsp. local honey
1 cup Frogole imported Italian strawberries in syrup
Slice bread diagonally.
Spread butter on both sides of bread.
Sprinkle with mixture of sugar and cinnamon (about 1 cup sugar to 2 tsp. cinnamon to start).
Broil for a few minutes on each side; do not burn.
Blend local honey with mascarpone cheese.
Spread a big dollop on each slice of bread
Cut up strawberries.
Blend with imported Italian Fragole strawberries in syrup.
Sprinkle with a little bit of cinnamon-sugar mixture.
Blend in 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar (add more to your taste preference).
Top each cheese-covered crostini with the strawberry mixture.
Garnish with mint, basil, and fresh whole strawberries.