caprese salad

Pronunciation: [kah-PRAY-say]

A simple salad of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil, seasoned with salt, black pepper and extra virgin olive oil. It takes its name from southern Italy's island of Capri in the Gulf of Naples.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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