the tomatoes, mozzarella and basil leaves as on the picture. Drizzle
olive oil to taste on top and sprinkle with capers, salt and fresh milled
Caprese, "salad in the style of Capri", is super-Italian, as it represents
all colors of the Italian flag. Capri is an island in the province of
Naples, Campania region. A number of recipes are named after Capri like
this one, for instance
torta Caprese and
The 9th of September, Salerno Day is
celebrated for the landing of the Allied Forces in Salerno, Campania in 1945.
Click on culinary calendar
for more links between cooking and celebrations.