The key to this dish, based on one served at Da Paolino in Sorrento, is to use the freshest lemon leaves available (see Citrus Surprise).
Find this recipe in our cookbook, SAVEUR: Italian Comfort Food
- 4 (3"–4"-wide) and 1⁄2"-thick slices of fresh mozzarella
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
- 4 large fresh lemon leaves
- Extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 lemon, halved