[WATCH] Orange and bufala salad

Watch Michael Diacono prepare an easy salad with mozzarella di bufala and oranges. A great healthy lunch between festive parties!

Watch Michael Diacono make an orange and mozzarella salad with deep fried capers

Orange and bufala salad


  • 2 oranges
  • 2 balls mozzarella di bufala
  • 1 shallot, peeled and finely sliced
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Sea salt and cracked pepper
  • Capers
  • Oil for frying
  • Fresh herbs (mint or basil or parsley or a combination)


  1. Peel and cut the oranges into segments and place onto a serving plate.
  2. Cut the cheese into large slices and arrange over the orange.
  3. Dress with extra virgin olive oil and season with sea salt and cracked pepper.
  4. Scatter the sliced shallot over the salad.
  5. Heat a little vegetable oil and deep-fry the capers for a minute or two till puffed and crisp.
  6. Remove and dry on kitchen roll.
  7. Add chopped herbs and decorate with the fried capers.

This recipe first appeared on Gourmet Today TV, aired on TVM on 5 December, 2014.