Sunday, October 12, 2008

Cutesy Caprese

It's Sunset magazine's idea, again, and a good one because even after the big tomatoes are finished for the season, often one still has producing cherry tomato plants.

You can toss them in a bowl with the small fresh mozzarella ciliegini and basil leaves, or you can thread them like this onto skewers and splash them with vinaigrette.

I fell for the presentation but the taste whisked me back into summer, a bonus!

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9 Comments:

Blogger Kitt said...

How pretty! And excellent way to serve them as an appetizer.

Sunday, October 12, 2008  
Blogger cookiecrumb said...

Whoa, somebody's... PLATING!
Very nice. Why shouldn't life be a joy?

Sunday, October 12, 2008  
Blogger dancingmorgan mouse said...

That's a beautiful idea, and tasty too.

Sunday, October 12, 2008  
Blogger Dagny said...

Cute. I usually just toss it all together in a bowl but now...

Sunday, October 12, 2008  
Blogger Zoomie said...

Kitt, thanks, and thanks to Sunset.

Cookiecrumb, I got that plate at Kamei and we love it - use it all the time!

Morgan, yes, especially the tasty part!

Dagny, I fell for the cuteness, too.

Sunday, October 12, 2008  
Blogger Anna Haight said...

ooh, those look both lovely and delicious!

Sunday, October 12, 2008  
Blogger Zoomie said...

Anna, yes, they were!

Tuesday, October 14, 2008  
Blogger peter said...

I had this idea (too late for this summer) to make a caprese "martini" appetizer with tomato water, ciliegini on a stick, and basil oil all served in a chilled martini glass. It'll have to wait until next Summer out here, but you could still do it.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008  
Blogger Zoomie said...

Peter, that sounds pretty and, yes, still possible out here.

Friday, October 17, 2008  

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