Tag Archives: mozzarella di bufalo

Cheese “foccacia” with taleggio; salad with farmers’ market tomatoes – 16 October 2017

The Bowl is trying out selling taleggio, and to encourage them to do that, I bought a couple of packages, totaling about half a pound of cheese, thinking to make this “foccacia,” which is not like any foccacia you’d normally … Continue reading

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Pizza with prosciutto, arugula, olives, and mozzarella di bufala – 21 April 2017

I thought of cooking this pizza after looking up “arugula” in this blog. I used the previous post here to construct the pizza. I used two balls of mozz. The pizza ended up very wet (I actually poured off some … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita – 9 November 2015

Time to use up the basil before the cold nights kill it 😦 I suggested I make a pizza Margherita, and D thought that would be fine. I defrosted a small vat saying 2/3 cup Margherita sauce, and cooked it … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita; green beans – 14 June 2015

I made an new batch of Margherita sauce, and thought I would just get a pizza dough out of the freezer this time, to make it easy. Only problem: no pizza dough in the freezer. It was already about 5:30, … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita (or almost) – 8 November 2014

We were almost out of bread, so of course I spied a pizza opportunity. I had run across a 1/2 cup aliquot of Margherita sauce in the freezer the other day, we have a luxuriously growing basil plant in the … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita; zucchini – 30 March 2014

I’m finishing up cooking for awhile b/c of my overloaded schedule for the next week or more. D is taking over. Thank you! I needed to use up one more Gustosella fresh mozzarella di bufala, and D suggested just making … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita; salad with avocado – 28 March 2014

I decided to make a Margherita b/c it was easy, and then found out I was out of frozen aliquots of Margherita sauce. owel. So I made some up, according to this recipe, but added a third 1/4 tsp of … Continue reading

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Caprese – 21 August 2013

I made a Caprese, using Dirty Girl Produce dry-farmed early girl tomatoes, and Gustosella mozzarella di bufala from The Cheese Board. I bought those yesterday, and also the basil (organic, it seems) from Berkeley Bowl. The capers and the Costco … Continue reading

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Shared Caprese pizza and quick salad – 9 October 2011

  D & R had their work at a gallery opening, and I did not expect one or both of them for dinner, so I planned on a personal pizza – a Caprese, for which I bought mozzarella di bufala … Continue reading

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Linguine with shell beans; caprese – 8 October 2011

D knew in advance what he was going to cook for a change 🙂 He had cooked a batch of cranberry beans yesterday in some lamb broth I made earlier, adding sage and rosemary from the garden. He mashed some … Continue reading

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Two pizzas to use up stuff in the fridge – 25 September 2011

I used up two and a half balls of Gustosella buffalo mozzarella on Friday, and had a half-ball leftover. D suggested making a margherita, but didn’t realize how little cheese was left (I would ordinarily use 1 ½  or 2 … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita; asparagus with morels – 11 June 2011

I knew we would be out of bread, and that I would probably have lunch at the farmers’ market (Himalayan! Super!) while D was doing a small show. I decided not to make bread for dinner, but instead to consider … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita; carrot sticks – 25 May 2011

Once again we were near the end of the bread so I offered to make a pizza. D expressed a fondness for Margherita, and since it is about the easiest possible pizza and I love it, how could I disagree? … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita and cold veggies – 2 March 2011

We didn’t have any bread, so I defrosted a pizza dough and made another Pizza Margherita, using more of the sauce I made the other day. D went into town and was able to buy another vat of Gustosella mozzarella … Continue reading

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Personal Pizza Margherita; broccoli; tangerines – 28 February 2011

I had not had much luck with Pizza Margherita following the recipes I found online, even the one from Epicurious. I had tried D’s suggestion of adding oregano – which is growing enthusiastically in the garden – to the sauce, … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with artichokes, soppressata, pecorino, and lemon – 27 February 2011

This was a fun bit of leftover use. There were still two artichoke pieces and change in the jar I bought for a previous pizza, and I had soppressatta in the freezer from another previous pizza, and  half a ball … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with radicchio, mozzarella di bufalo, sheep ricotta, and pecorino; cold veggies – 20 February 2011

OK, this is my second attempt (the first was last May – I think the 29th or 30th?) at a pizza I had at La Ciccia in San Francisco. I found references to a radicchio pizza online and it lists … Continue reading

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