Tag Archives: mozzarella

Insalata Caprese

Tweet TheĀ Isle of Capri, Italy, situated in the Bay of Napoli, is probably most noted for the Grotta Azzurra, (Blue Grotto) a sea cave that is filled with a brilliant blue light. I was lucky enough to visit this magical place before it became the tourist attraction it is today. If you climb the long […]

Continue Reading

Marinated Mozzarella

Tweet Marinated mozzarella balls are perfect for Merende (small bites). You have probably seen them in the deli section of your local supermarket but before you even consider placing them in your shopping cart, I suggest you first read the label. If one of the ingredients is olive oil, put the container back on the […]

Continue Reading

Caprese Bite

Tweet My Caprese bite is a natural for merenda, just that one perfect bite of a classic! They are easy to make and great to have on hand for a quick snack. Add a few olives, bruschetta and a chunk of salame and it’s a satisfying small meal. This is a wonderful appetizer and is […]

Continue Reading

Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

Tweet You might not recognize this salad the way it’s presented. I certainly didn’t when it was served to me at a fine restaurant in Las Vegas. I ordered insalata caprese, the classic Italian salad. The tomatoes and cheese are usually sliced and arranged by overlapping alternate slices of tomato and mozzarella. Drizzled with extra […]

Continue Reading