Category Archives: Mozzarella

5 Tips for a Great Insalata Caprese – Caprese Salad

It seems a bit silly to talk about a formal recipe for this dish – a few ingredients, a bit of chopping, and you are done. But this simple dish illustrates the importance of great ingredients, and doing little to … Continue reading

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Penne al Pomodoro Crudo

One simple theme that unites the regional cooking styles across Italy is the use of fresh, local, seasonal ingredients. Right now, it is tomato season back home in New England, so I am using them as often as I can, … Continue reading

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Arancini con Mozzarella e Prosciutto

When guests on our Italy bike tours are first introduced to the Italian foods of the Northeast regions, they are often surprised – pastas with red sauce, or, frankly, anything with a ‘red sauce’ are rare on the menus. The … Continue reading

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Backyard Farms Caprese Cocktail Tomatoes with Mozzarella and Basil

My fall project, outside of Italiaoutdoors, is developing a 10-segment series of short cooking episodes for WSKI-TV at Sugarloaf, ME. A long way from Italy, but my philosophy remains the same – celebrating fresh, local foods. This is a bit … Continue reading

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