Recipe – Grilled Zucchini with Stracciatella

Grilled Zucchini with Stracciatella Grilled zucchini with stracciatella is a simple dish that’s great as a starter or part of an antipasti. It’s inspired by a dish I had at Bert’s at Newport – the first time I ever tasted stracciatella. This wonderful southern Italian cheese is shredded mozzarella mixed with cream – it’s what’s […]

Recipe – Burrata with Tapenade

Burrata with Tapenade I love stretched curd cheeses of every kind – including delicate, creamy burrata, the southern Italian cheese that’s a thin pouch of mozzarella filled with a rich blend of cream and fine strands of stringy fresh curd tied off with a knot. It makes a lovely presentation and, with a touch of […]

Recipe – Stracciatella, Polenta Chips & Burnt Fig Jam

Polenta Chips & Stracciatella One of the things I love most about travel is discovering new foods, and the find of a trip to Emilia-Romagna was the soft fresh cheese Squacquerone di Romagna. I had it with polenta chips and candied figs at Hotel La Rocca in the lovely Medieval hill town of Brisighella – […]

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