Is it OK to call this a Caprese salad? I’m pretty sure (or at least Wikipedia says) a true Caprese salad, or Insalata Caprese, as they call it on the island of Capri, features slices of ripe of tomatoes, layered with fresh mozzarella and basil. Mine does not, but that’s no reason to get nitpicky about the name. I’m still celebrating those gorgeous end of summer ripe tomatoes – heirloom in this case, but instead of mozzarella, I’m using sliced grilled Haloumi cheese. And instead of fresh basil, I’m going with slices of avocado. Drizzle a bit of balsamic reduction over the whole thing, and WHAT’S NOT TO LOVE? Continue Reading..