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Burrata Pesto Burger

  Ingredients 1 pound ground chicken ½ teaspoon salt plus pinch of salt, divided 2 tablespoons pesto 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Cheese Salad 4 Large heirloom tomatoes (2 ½ pounds) Fleur de sel or kosher salt 1 tsp dried oregano ¼ cup torn fresh basil leaves plus additional whole leaves for […]

Salami – Mozzarella Calzone

Ingredients 2 large eggs ¼ cup chopped parsely 1 tsp grated lemon zest ¼ pound mozzarella cheese Extra virgin olive oil 1 13.8-ounce tube refrigerated pizza dough ¼ pound deli-sliced salami, cut into thin strips 1 ½ cups giardiniera, drained ¼ pound sliced provolone cheese Directions Place baking sheet upside down in oven and preheat […]


A review of our smoked burrata

Our smoked burrata received high praise at the 2017 National Restaurant Association Show – check out this fabulous review at Homemade Italian Cooking with Cara. “Smoked Burrata by La Mozzarella was an absolute joy to discover. Burrata (meaning “buttery” in Italian) is essentially mozzarella strips that have been marinated in cream and stuffed into “pouches” made from […]

Puree di Patate Con Ricotta

Puree di Patate Con Ricotta (Ricotta Mashed Potatoes) adapted from Feb 2017 issue of Fra Noi 2 lb Yukon Gold Potatoes 2 tsp salt (divided) 1 1/2 cups fresh buffalo ricotta 1/2 cup whole milk 3 tbsp butter 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Peel the potatoes and cut them into 1 inch pieces. Boil them […]


Winter Caprese Salad

Winter Caprese Salad Adapted from: YIELD Makes 8 servings INGREDIENTS 12 plum tomatoes, cut lengthwise in half 1 1/2 cups extra-virgin olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 cloves garlic 6 tablespoons freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano 6 cups fresh basil leaves, plus a few leaves for garnish 4 tablespoons pine nuts 8 large […]