One of my of my favorite summertime salads is the Caprese. There’s
something about fresh tomatoes and basil married with mozzarella, balsamic and
olive oil that tastes oh so good. Last week over wine my girlfriend and I shared
a just this salad. I was in heaven, so much when I went grocery shopping I
picked up some mozzarella so I could make it for Nick and again pure heaven.
Cheese, Sliced Thick
Ground Black Pepper
heat. Cook for 10 to 20 minutes, or until balsamic has reduced to a thicker
glaze. Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl or cruet. Allow to cool.
platter. Arrange basil leaves between the slices. Drizzle olive oil over the
top of the salad, getting a little bit on each slice. Do the same with the
balsamic reduction, making designs if you want. Store extra balsamic reduction
in fridge for a later use.