Mushroom and blueberry crostini with anise
This mushroom crostini provides a lot of exciting flavors. A slice of fried sourdough bread topped with cream cheese, mushrooms, and blueberries with a hint of licorice from star anise.
slice sourdough bread
white or brown
or two depending on size.
Salt and pepper
Start by grinding star anise to a coarse powder in a mortar and pestle. Grind the whole stars (both seed and pod) Mince the garlic clove
Cut the mushrooms into quarters and fry on high temperature with half of the butter. Lower the heat and add garlic and a pinch of anise the last minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Fry the bread slice with the rest of the butter in a skillet until golden brown.
Spread cream cheese on the bread slice and add the mushrooms.
Mash half of the bluberries togheter wit a pinch of anise. Spread on top of the mushrooms.
Garnish with the rest of the blueberries and sprinkle the rest of the anise over the crostini.