20 cherry tomatoes

20 olives (pitted)

20 mozzarella cherries

20 fresh basil leaves

bread to have 20 small cubes

1 garlic clove

a pinch of red pepper (peperoncino)


5 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil



1 Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F.

2 Cut the bread in cubes.

3 Put the bread into the oven to roast a little.

4 In a plate, put 3 Tbsp of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch of oregano, a pinch of red pepper, a garlic clove thinly minced and salt.

5 Pass the bread cubes, still hot from the oven, onto this mixture.

6 Take long sticks and insert a cherry tomato, a basil leaf, a mozzarella cherry, an olive and a piece of bread and repeat.

7 Place the sticks onto an oven tray covered with parchment paper.

8 Add a thread of extra virgin olive oil on the sticks and put them in hot oven for a few minutes (pay attention or the mozzarella will melt) and serve immediately.

9 Buon appetito! – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit