Now that the Detox is over, I’ve been eating Burrata for breakfast, lunch and dinner… The thing about Burrata is that it has to be consumed very fresh and is considered past its prime after 48 hours. So, like you can imagine I’ve been spending quite a lot of time grocery shopping… And yesterday night after having spent a great day at work, sharing a light homey lunch, celebrating with Carlo Massoud his new pieces of art in Beirut Art Center (which I encourage you all to go admire) and after my 2Km (swimming) I indulged this delicious meal:
Ingredients (for one hungry Soraya or as a side dish for 2 Sexy Man or 3 ladies):
- 1 Burrata Cheese (Mozzarella can be used instead)
- 1 Cup of Cooked Pasta (use any shape you like as long as they are small)
- 1 Huge Extra Lebanese Tomato (or 3 medium tomatoes)
- Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- Freshly Ground Black Pepper
- Optional: Pesto, Basil, Balsamic Vinegar or Garlic Cloves
- Combine the oil, salt and pepper in a bowl.
- Then add to it the cooked pasta and mix with your hand.
- Then add the tomatoes cut in cubes.
- Tear elegantly the Burrata and scatter over the mix.
- Decorate with basil leaves and add black pepper on top of.
Easy and fast and ready to be consumed!
Some of us have heard people say that the whiter the cheese the lighter it is. Please keep in mind it is a generality and a big misunderstanding. And note that Burrata means “buttered” in Italian.