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Beet and Arugula Salad with Marinated Burrata

At G.E.B., his eclectic Chicago bistro, Elliot creates casual dishes that usually feature just three main components. For this very simple salad, he updates a classic combination of roasted beets and arugula by adding burrata (cream-filled mozzarella) marinated in olive oil and herbs. INGREDIENTS 8 ounces burrata (see Note) 1⁄2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds 1⁄2 teaspoon […]

caprese salad from Sclavi’s Italian Restaurant

Caprese Salad

    This delicious Caprese Salad (caprese di bufala) featuring our buffalo mozzarella is being served with pride at Sclavi’s Italian Restaurant in Superior, Wisconsin. From their menu…”This dish ruins all fresh mozzarella forever after eating this. We get this cheese flown in from Campania, worth flying over the pond for, we just saved you a thousand […]

Robiola and Prosciutto Bruschetta

Serves 4 Ingredients:  1 loaf rustic Italian bread or sourdough baguette , cut into 16 slices 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic , very finely minced 4 ounces robiola cheese 6 ounces very thinly sliced prosciutto 1 pound plum tomatoes , chopped 1 small red onion , minced 3 tablespoons chopped fresh […]


Eggplant and Stracchino Sandwiches

Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich) Ingredients 8 (1/2-inch-thick) eggplant slices 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1 large red bell pepper 4 (1-ounce) slices ciabatta bread 2 tablespoons refrigerated pesto 1 cup baby arugula 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup (2 ounces) stracchino Preparation 1. Preheat broiler. 2. Arrange eggplant slices in […]


Radishes with Burrata

    Servings: 4 Ingredients 8 oz burrata or bocconcini 2 watermelon radishes, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons lemon juice Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Chopped fresh chives and finely grated lemon zest(for serving)   Preparation Tear 8oz burrata into pieces(or use bocconcini) and place on a platter. Toss 2 […]