Burrata with Chargrilled Grapes

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  • Cooking Level: Easy

  • Category: Canape

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes plus marinating

  • Cooking Time: About 10 mins

  • Servings: Serves 8 for canapes

  • A half baked baguette or bread of your choice

  • Garlic flavoured olive oil

  • Seasoning

  • Black grapes – 2 per canape

  • Good quality sherry vinegar about a tablespoon

  • 1 tablespoon of Olive Oil

  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed

  • 3/4 teaspoon soft brown suger

  • 3 /4 teaspoon toasted and lightly crushed fennel seeds

  • 1 ball of Burrata (you can use buffalo mozzarella as a substitute)

  • Start with the bread

  • Pre heat your oven to 180 degrees

  • Slice your baguette into slices and lightly brush with the olive oil and season with salt and pepper (both sides).

  • Put on a rack and roast until lightly toasted to your liking – between 5 and 15 minutes

  • These can be put aside for a couple of hours until you are ready to assemble.


  • Put the grapes into a bowl with the vinegar, oil, garlic, sugar and most of the fennel seeds along with some salt & pepper.

  • Set aside for at least an hour or overnight.

  • Heat a griddle pan or a frying pan until hot and add the grapes, moving them around for 3 to 5 minutes until charred.

  • Remove from the heat and cool until ready to use.

  • To assemble, tear the burrata into small chunks and put onto each of your toasted breads and top with two grapes. Sprinkle with the remaining fennel seeds and left over marinade and serve.