What’s an Italian brick sandwich? Well, it’s a method of making sandwiches that involves bread, filling and yes, a brick. Michael White, executive chef at New York City’s Fiamma restaurant, says a brick sandwich is like fine dining between two slices of bread. Check out his recipes for sandwiches, and a lot more, below.
TOMATO SALAD (INSALATA DI POMODORINI) Michael White
Put all ingredients in a mixing bowl, cover with plastic wrap and let marinate overnight.
9123655604846048260486grape tomatoes2pint2 pints grape tomatoes — halvedbasil0.25cup1/4 cup julienne basilgarlic 1clove1 clove of garlic — crushedred onion0.5cup1/2 cup thinly sliced red onionolive oil0.25cup1/4 cup extra virgin olive oilsea salt and pepperSea salt and fresh pepper to taste
STRAWBERRIES WITH BALSAMIC VINEGAR (FRAGILE AL BALSAMICO) Michael White
Toss strawberries, vinegar, sugar and lemon in a glass or plastic bowl — let stand overnight in the refrigerator covered — stir before serving.
9123655604916048227771strawberries2pint2 pints strawberries, washed, cleaned of their top and thinly slicedbalsamic vinegar4tablespoon4 tablespoons balsamic vinegarsugar2tablespoon2 tablespoons granulated sugarlemon juice1tablespoon1 tablespoon lemon juice