Welcome to Mama's Italian Recipes Blog

So who is Mama? Mama is a full blooded Italian woman raised in Brooklyn New York surrounded with good food and Italian culture. I want to share the recipes of the old world with the new world. Known for her exceptional dishes she loves nothing more than to prepare and serve these recipes to her friends and family.

Now, we share them with you.

Saturday, February 16, 2008


4 large tomatoes cut into cubes
1 lb. Mozzarella cheese, cut into bite size pieces
1 cups fresh basil leaves cut into strips
2 cloves garlic, minced
2/3 cup virgin olive oil
¼ cup grated Parmesan
Salt and pepper to taste

Combine tomatoes, cheese, basil, garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
Let stand, covered at room temperature for 3 hours minimum. Overr night for best flavors.
Sprinkle Parmesan over top just before serving. Serve with Crackers, flat bread or as a side salad with your favorite pasta dish.