So Raphael wanted a snack but I had JUST cleaned my kitchen to the extent of what he calls “Loco Cleaning”. So I really didn’t want to turn on the stove or the oven; nor did I want to make too many dishes dirty. You know when you have just started the dishwasher and the last thing you want to do is make a dish dirty? Anyways, so I saw that I had the ingredients for caprese. The best caprese we’ve had was in Italy this past May. Super simple, fresh, local, cheap and delicious – a great appetizer too! Anyways this is what you need:
Notes and Tips: You can also spice up his recipe by adding any or all of the following:
Notes and Tips: When buying good balsamic vinegar look to make sure it doesn’t have any caramel in it. I learned this from an old Italian lady in Florence.
Notes and Tips: You can take these exact ingredients, put them on top of pita bread or pizza dough and stick it in the oven for a yummy quick pizza.