Cooking with JPost: Tantalizing tomato and mozzarella salad

Chef Yochanan shows you the secret to making a simple, flavor-filled salad with an Israeli twist.

October 21, 2014 16:05
3 minute read.

Cooking with JPost - Tomato & Mozzarella Salad

Cooking with JPost - Tomato & Mozzarella Salad


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Need a quick, delicious dish for a potluck Shabbat lunch, or an appetizer for a group of hungry friends? Then this fast, easy tomato-mozzarella salad is just what you need.

Chef Yochanan uses figs in this recipe which will complement the creaminess of the cheese and sourness of the tomato.


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What you will need:

Wooden spoon
Glass plate
Sliced mozzarella
Sliced tomatoes 
Fig vinaigrette 
Stuffed baby red peppers (with cream cheese)


Layer cheese and tomatoes to create beautiful red and while colorful combination. 

Place figs in center of plate in shape of flower. Then place crushed baby pepper on top.

Drizzle fig vinaigrette over figs


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Chef Yochanan Lambiase heralds from five generations of chefs from Southern Italy. He trained under some of the most famous Michelin Star Chefs in the world. He was the founder of the Jerusalem Culinary Institute Chef Yochanan appears regularly on radio and television as well as contributing cooking articles. Now, through the videos of cooking with, Chef Yochanan will guide you through a tantalizing and trendy gourmet kosher experience Contact Chef Yochanan at for information about his exciting culinary and wine tasting tours, cooking classes, culinary happenings and out of the box culinary events. Don't forget to visit Yochanan's Facebook fan page for more tricks and recipes! 

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