my kind of popcorn

if you are what you eat, then i am a tomato from italy.  
this is my popcorn. 
Yesterday I combined a few of my favorite things, and served it on fresh bread for an appetizer.

in this order, place in bowl:

tomatoes {chop them up}
mozzarella {chopped up}
a few cloves of garlic, chopped, made into garlic confit. {saute with evoo for ten minutes}
good olive oil and balamic vingear – mix together.

fresh bread topped with tomato & mozz concoction.
ps: sorry no measurements … i just use the mostly trusty eye.  

none too pretty.  but sure is delish.  
i usually add fresh basil from my basil plant.
but haven’t picked her out just yet.  soon one will come home with me.  

Happy Thursday!
the italian tomato lover
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  • Reply Kit

    Looks SO good!!! I could eat loads of tomatoes and mozzarella too!!!

    June 9, 2011 at 9:54 am
  • Reply MarieHarmony

    One of my favourites! Thought I haven't tried yet on bread but should give it a go soon!

    June 9, 2011 at 10:04 am
  • Reply Brenna [fabuleuxdestin]

    Yumm…bruschetta kind of!!! delish

    June 9, 2011 at 10:27 am
  • Reply Krystal

    that is my kind too!

    June 9, 2011 at 10:53 am
  • Reply Lindsay

    This looks so good!

    June 9, 2011 at 10:56 am
  • Reply nicole

    Yup! I do the same thing but put it over pasta too!v And add spinach, cause I have a love affair with spinach.

    June 9, 2011 at 11:31 am
  • Reply jillian :: cornflake dreams.

    sounds like a great snack, i would want to add gobs of fresh basil! πŸ™‚ xoxo jillian:: enter in TWO GIVEAWAYS over at cornflake dreams

    June 9, 2011 at 11:51 am
  • Reply Diana Mieczan

    Totally with you on that. Its amazing how incredibly delicious simple tomato dish can be:) Have a great Thursday

    June 9, 2011 at 11:52 am
  • Reply jillian m.

    Such a healthy, simple and delicious snack. I love it. You had me at tomatoes.

    June 9, 2011 at 11:58 am
  • Reply Jessica lorren

    Great shots too!

    June 9, 2011 at 11:59 am
  • Reply Laura J

    Cherry tomatoes are amazing. I love mixing the yellow, orange and red babies with green basil for popping color. A yummy spin on this classic recipe is to rub the tomatoes on olive oil and skewer over a grill (toasting bread on the grill as well) until slightly charred. It tastes delish hot off the grill or refrigerated with the garlic confit for a few hours. Any leftover tomatoes can be pureed into a summertime gazpacho. I'm getting hungry…

    June 9, 2011 at 12:18 pm
  • Reply Jenni Austria Germany

    please bring an order this next week to BB.

    or else i'm not going.

    June 9, 2011 at 1:01 pm
  • Reply SK

    YUMMMzzz Love this!

    June 9, 2011 at 1:54 pm
  • Reply travelkate

    This looks soooo delicious! Tomato & mozeralla anything is my fav! And I bet it tastes better in Europe πŸ™‚

    June 9, 2011 at 2:22 pm
  • Reply Michelle Xo

    Yummy! I actually hate tomatoes, but this makes me want to eat them haha.

    June 9, 2011 at 2:35 pm
  • Reply homeseed

    MMM that looks/sounds delicious! ahh!

    ps…you sure make the prettiest tomato i've ever seen!

    June 9, 2011 at 2:55 pm
  • Reply Gentri

    Yummy!! That looks delicious and pretty! Plus it's super fresh!

    June 9, 2011 at 3:06 pm
  • Reply Nicole Marie

    i basically eat that once a week. i thank the italians forever for inventing the tomato mozzarella combo. it's just so freaking good!

    June 9, 2011 at 3:07 pm
  • Reply Mary

    Absolutely! I could eat tomato/basil/mozzarella every single day. It's my favorite flavor combo ever. Looks awesome!

    June 9, 2011 at 3:21 pm
  • Reply Sarah

    Oh my gosh how yummy!

    – Sarah

    June 9, 2011 at 3:24 pm
  • Reply Candice

    Yum yum yum!! This looks and sounds delish! πŸ™‚

    June 9, 2011 at 4:40 pm
  • Reply Sara B

    Yum! One of my favorite things to eat!!

    June 9, 2011 at 5:59 pm
  • Reply Natalie

    This is making me huuungry, can't wait to try!

    June 9, 2011 at 6:16 pm
  • Reply Alex

    Yum yum yum. All things good are in this dish. I am so jealous of the amazing olive oil you probably have!

    June 9, 2011 at 6:57 pm
  • Reply tickled.

    that looks AMAZING. and now I'm starving.
    xo::Lauren @ tickled.

    June 9, 2011 at 8:28 pm
  • Reply Fedulab

    THis looks GREAT!!!!

    πŸ˜‰ Fede

    June 9, 2011 at 9:40 pm
  • Reply Thomasina

    Looks delicious!

    June 9, 2011 at 11:07 pm
  • Reply christine donee

    yum yum yum

    the tomatoes were one of my favorite parts of being in Italy… so. delicious.

    Also. That does not look "not pretty".. quite the opposite. I'm ready to eat it straight from the computer screen. Sigh.

    June 10, 2011 at 12:23 am
  • Reply Something Old, Something New

    ohmygosh this looks amazing – such a great idea! tomato and mozarella may one of my favorite dishes althought sometimes i leave out the cheese and just have the tomatos with a little olive oil & balsamic – yum!

    June 10, 2011 at 12:41 am
  • Reply April

    It is pretty and looks so yummy! πŸ™‚


    June 10, 2011 at 1:19 am
  • Reply Ashley

    I think I must be a tomato too– This looks great!

    June 10, 2011 at 3:15 am
  • Reply SavedthruLove

    mmm. that sounds and looks amazingggg…. πŸ™‚


    June 10, 2011 at 7:09 am
  • Reply Fashion Meets Food

    Wow this looks absolutely fabulous and delicious. Love your blog and I am your newest follower.


    June 10, 2011 at 6:33 pm
  • Reply Aspiring Kennedy

    mmm… you are speaking my language! i'd have a popcorn party with you anyday if it looked like this. πŸ˜‰

    June 13, 2011 at 10:30 pm
  • Reply Michelle {lovely little things}

    I love this analogy! Great photos.

    June 14, 2011 at 12:00 am
  • Reply Michelle (michabella)

    OH MY YUM!!!!! So simple but so amazing! I must make this concoction asap! First, I need to get breakfast…your posts have made me so hungry! <3

    June 15, 2011 at 12:31 pm
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