Heirloom Tomatoes with Buffalo Mozzarella

There’s just no comparison in taste! If you’re a foodie, you must move towards heirloom tomatoes. You’ll get completely spoiled once you move to the heritage tomato camp.

May 16, 2012 | | Recipes

Bill invariably arrives at a community potluck supper bearing a rainbow platter of wildly colourful tomatoes sprinkled with olive oil and balsamic – and that’s just the prologue. Wait until you taste them. “It’s fun to watch a new discovery happen,” he admits. As one blown away convert puts it: “It’s a huge WOW!”

Heirloom Tomatoes with Buffalo Mozzarella

Recipe submitted by: Bill Mann



This multicoloured salad looks beautiful arranged on a large platter.


  • Heirloom tomatoes in various colours: red, green, yellow, orange.
  • sliced mocheese and
  • whole basil leaves
  • good balsamic vinegar
  • extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. Choose tomatoes in various colours: red, green, yellow, orange.
  2. Slice and intersperse with sliced cheese and whole basil leaves.
  3. Drizzle with good balsamic vinegar and extra-virgin olive oil.
  4. Salt and pepper to taste.

About the Author More by In The Hills

Related Stories

The Heirloom Tomato Club

May 18, 2012 | Nancy Falconer | Farming

How a couple of avid tomato lovers are helping preserve the amazing variety of their favourite heritage fruit.

Related Recipes

Pappardelle with Marinated Heirloom Tomatoes

May 16, 2012 | In The Hills | Food
Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes

Roasted Heirloom Tomatoes

May 16, 2012 | In The Hills | Food

Use the small varieties of heirloom tomatoes for this. They collapse on the trays and the taste is deep, rich and oily after roasting for 2 to 3 hours.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By posting a comment you agree that IN THE HILLS magazine has the legal right to publish, edit or delete all comments for use both online or in print. You also agree that you bear sole legal responsibility for your comments, and that you will hold IN THE HILLS harmless from the legal consequences of your comment, including libel, copyright infringement and any other legal claims. Any comments posted on this site are NOT the opinion of IN THE HILLS magazine. Personal attacks, offensive language and unsubstantiated allegations are not allowed. Please report inappropriate comments to vjones@inthehills.ca.