Capri Salad

Insalata Caprese

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Appears in
Italian Regional Cookery

By Valentina Harris

Published 1990

  • About

Everybody’s favourite! My friend Vera Oliviero and I prepared this on the terrace of her glorious villa overlooking the bay of Positano. You are unlikely to find the delicious pink tomatoes that she used anywhere other than in the Positano area - apparently the volcanic soil gives them their strange colour and texture. They were the most delicious tomatoes I have ever eaten. As a substitute, use beef or marmande tomatoes, or organically grown tomatoes they taste more like I