This Summer, enjoy your favourite Avoca dishes in the comfort of your own home. All of our scrumptious Summer salads, BBQ vegetables and delicious dishes are available to go in our Foodhalls. Or you can put your own twist on our classic recipes with our Avoca Cookbooks. Find some of our favourite recipes below and happy eating.
Simple Heirloom Tomato and Basil Salad
6 large heirloom tomatoes (different colours and shapes will make this salad colourful and exciting, with each tomato bringing a slightly different flavour to the dish)
Freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup torn fresh basil leaves plus additional whole leaves for garnish
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
Balsamic vinegar (for a balsamic vinaigrette dressing the general rule is 3 parts olive oil to 1 part balsamic vinegar)
250g buffalo mozzarella (we love Toonsbridge buffalo mozzarella for ours)
Cut tomatoes into wedges and place in large bowl. Sprinkle with sea salt and pepper. Add the torn basil.
Combine the olive oil and balsamic vinegar and pour over the top. Mix slightly to lightly cover the tomatoes in dressing.
Top with the buffalo mozzarella, torn into large chunks and some whole basil leaves to garnish before serving.