Victor’s Capri-Style Tomato and Mozzarella Salad

La Caprese alla Moda di Victor

Preparation info

  • For

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Marcella Cucina

By Marcella Hazan

Published 1997

  • About

Buffalo mozzarella comes in a ball about the size of a large fist, and the tomatoes for a Capri salad are round and usually about the same size so that the diameter of a slice of tomato is more or less equal to that of a slice of mozzarella. My husband came home once from the market with some mozzarella freshly arrived that morning. In the kitchen there was a basketful of very ripe, delicious cherry tomatoes. Victor pondered the difference in dimensions and, since he could