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Antipasto Platter (Serves 12 to 24, depending on the amount of ingredients used)

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Smoked mozzarella, sliced
Good olive oil
Freshly ground cracked black pepper
Salami, sliced diagonally
Hothouse cucumber, unpeeled and sliced diagonally
Marinated artichoke hearts, stems removed and sliced in half
Cherry tomatoes, on the vine
Cerignola olives
Bruschetta (see recipe)
Basil leaves, on the stem

Place the sliced mozzarella on a serving platter, sprinkle the slices with the olive oil and cracked pepper. Artfully arrange the salami, Peppadews, cucumber slices, artichoke hearts, tomatoes, olives and Bruschetta around the platter and decorate with stems of basil leaves.