What's the Difference Between a Charcuterie Plate, Antipasti Platter and a Caprese?


What is an Antipasto Platter?

An antipasto platter is a type of food platter that typically includes meats, cheeses, vegetables, and bread.
The word “antipasto” literally means “before the meal.” It is a type of Italian appetizer that is usually served as part of an antipasto platter. Antipasto platters are traditionally served at the beginning of a meal or as an accompaniment to a pasta dish. They are often made with meats, cheeses, vegetables and bread such as focaccia or crostini.

What is on an Antipasto Platter?

Antipasto platters are appetizers that are served with a selection of meats, cheeses and vegetables. The word “antipasto” comes from the Italian word “antipasti” which means “before the meal.” On an antipasto platter, you’ll find thinly sliced steak, salami, and parmesan cheese. These three meats are often served with a variety of vegetables such as olives, artichokes, and roasted peppers. , which are called antipasto vegetables. Salami and parmesan cheese are often served with crackers and olive oil for dipping. Buffalo wings, one of the most popular appetizers, is traditionally made from chicken that has been deep-fried in hot oil and then dipped in a sauce made from hot sauce (the Buffalo), melted butter, vinegar, , garlic, salt, ground red pepper, and celery salt.

How to Make a Caprese Salad with an Antipasto Platter

Caprese salad is a light and refreshing Mediterranean salad made with sliced mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil. This recipe can be served as a side dish or as the main course. This recipe is great for an antipasto platter because it has all the elements of an antipasto: prosciutto, salami, olives, cheese and bread. This is a great recipe to take on picnics, camping trips and summer barbecues.

The best way to make an Italian appetizer or side dish is to use a combination of fresh ingredients and good quality olive oil. Italian appetizers are always a favorite, especially when they are made with fresh ingredients. The key to making a great Italian appetizer lies in the quality of your ingredients and the type of olive oil you use.

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3 Sons Industrial Style Cafe is a Keysborough restaurant, one of the best Keysborough café offering both outdoor dining and Keysborough takeaway food.  We have all range of party food & food platters does not limit to fruit platters, sandwich platters & all kinds of party food ideas. Nearby suburb: Dandenong, Noble Park

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