The Caprese salad perfectly represents the colors of the Italian flag. While I am not so sure that the colors of the flag stem from the cuisine, there is no denying that those colors do evoke a typical Italian plate.
Lidia BastianichToday’s freebie image recipe:
YaYa’s favorite, what can I say? Basics, basil, tomatoes, “mozzarella” bocconcini, good EVOO and a drizzle of wine vinegar of your choice…
Scoop out tomato add bocconcini, scatter alfalfa sprouts, served with basil leaves & dressing. Optional sprinkle Japanese pepper or peppery seasoning of your choice.