Cherry Tomato Salad

Cherry Tomato Salad

This is the perfect summer salad for me! Simple, delicious and pretty… I love cherry tomatoes; the burst of slightly tangy, slightly sweet freshness when you bite into these red beauties. The wonders of nature so delicately captured! This cherry tomato salad is perfect with your summer barbecues, a much needed freshness to grilled meats [...]

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Insalata Caprese (Tomato Mozzarella Salad)

Insalata Caprese (Tomato Mozzarella Salad)

A simple Italian dish, Insalata Caprese (tomato mozzarella salad) is commonly served as an antipasto. But for me, this took the place of a simple salad which can be made in a jiffy. It is important to have the freshest produce for this one since there are just two main ingredients – tomato and mozzarella. [...]

Bruschetta with avocado, sundried tomatoes and Parmesan

Bruschetta with avocado, sundried tomatoes and Parmesan

Bruschetta is a common antipasto dish from Italy made traditionally using onion, tomato, olive oil and seasonings. I wanted to create something different and went for this combo...the butteriness of the avocado with the spicy, smoked flavor of sundried tomatoes really went well. Ingredients: 1. Baguette (or similar French or Italian bread) – sliced into [...]

Mozzarella in Carrozza

Mozzarella in Carrozza

There are plenty of Indian chefs who have globalised Indian cuisine opening up restaurants both within the country and abroad. But there are only a handful who have embraced a foreign cuisine and made it their own. And the best example for this and a personal favourite of mine is Ritu Dalmia. She is rightly [...]