Olivia's Salad of the Summer

In the world of culinary art, as in the realm of fashion, simplicity and elegance often go hand in hand. Our Marketing Coordinator, Olivia’s Burrata and Tomato dish is a perfect embodiment of this philosophy. Like La Maise's versatile and stunning designs, this dish exudes both ease and sophistication, making it a delightful addition to your summer repertoire. 

At its heart, this recipe is refreshingly uncomplicated, reflecting the essence of summer's laid-back charm. Just as La Maise's fashion effortlessly blends the easygoing with the elegant, this dish effortlessly pairs the creamy goodness of burrata cheese with the vibrant flavours of ripe tomatoes and fresh basil. The result is a symphony of tastes and textures that mirrors the simplicity of La Maise's designs, where the beauty lies in quality and minimalism. 


  • 1 large fresh burrata
  • 3 ripe tomatoes
  • a handful of truss cherry tomatoes
  • a handful of basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Aged Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Vino Cotto
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 slices of grilled sourdough bread, for serving


  1. Begin by arranging the fresh burrata in the center of a large platter, creating a focal point for your salad. Surround the burrata with the slices of ripe tomatoes and the vibrant truss cherry tomatoes.
  2. Sprinkle the basil leaves generously over the tomatoes, adding a burst of freshness and colour to the dish.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Aged Red Wine Vinegar, and Vino Cotto. This delightful dressing will enhance the flavours of the salad and tie everything together.
  4. Just before serving, drizzle the dressing evenly over the burrata and tomatoes. Season the salad with sea salt and a generous twist of freshly ground black pepper, enhancing the flavours of the fresh ingredients.
  5. This exquisite Burrata and Tomato Summer Salad is best enjoyed with slices of grilled sourdough, offering a delightful contrast in texture and a perfect canvas for savouring the creamy burrata and juicy tomatoes.
  6. Serve this salad as a light and elegant appetiser, a refreshing side dish, or even as a standalone summer delight that celebrates the simplicity and beauty of seasonal ingredients. Enjoy!

Similarly to La Maise's versatile clothing that takes you from a beachside stroll to a stylish soirée, this burrata dish can be your go-to for various occasions. Whether you're hosting a summer garden party, enjoying a romantic picnic by the seaside, or simply savouring a leisurely lunch with friends and family, this dish effortlessly adapts to any setting, just like La Maise's designs that seamlessly transition from day to night and from casual to chic.

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