Caprese skewers

Caprese skewers
Caprese skewers Photo: Marina Oliphant
Dietary
Nut-free

A party starter for the Christmas season.

Ingredients

20 cherry tomatoes, halved

20 fresh mozzarella cherries (small balls of mozarella)

40 basil leaves

freshly ground pepper

extra virgin olive oil

Method

On a cocktail skewer line up first a half cherry tomato, then a basil leaf, a cherry mozzarella, a basil leaf and finish with another cherry tomato half.

Grind some pepper over it and just before serving drizzle with drops of very good extra virgin olive oil

Makes 20.