Mozzarella di Bufala con Radicchio Grigliato

Recipe courtesy of Hello Magazine – many years ago !

Buffalo Mozzarella with grilled radicchio and fresh herb dressing)

Some true Italian flavours – the creamy mozzarella contrasts beautifully with the bitter radicchio leaves, which have been lightly grilled.  Caffe Calesi’s chef, Flavio Tosolini, says the best mozzarella in the world comes from Naples, which just happens to be his home town.

Mozzarella con radicchioServes : 4

Ingredients :
8 slices of mozzarella di bufala cheese
6 tblsp Italian extra virgin olive oil
1 tblsp balsamic vinegar
2 tsp chopped fresh oregano
2 tsp chopped fresh board leaf parsley
1 head of radicchio, cut into 8 wedges
Parsley sprigs, to garnish

 

 

Step One : Divide the mozzarella slices between four serving plates.  Whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, oregano and parsley and drizzle over the cheese.

Step Two : Grill the radicchio wedges for 1 minute on each side and arrange on the plates alongside the mozzarella.  Garnish with parsley sprigs and serve at once.