International Food Recipes: Italian Food

International Food Recipes: Italian Food

By Gabrielle Abesamis

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in a series of five stories we will be running about cultural dish recipes. 

Being one of the most popular food sources, Italy has dominated America’s food chain with pasta, pizza, and sandwiches. One common sandwich is Chicken Caprese.

Ingredients (one serving)

  • Two slices sour dough bread
  • Eight basil leaves
  • One slice of mozzarella cheese
  • Two slices of tomatoes
  • One table spoon of balsamic vinegar
  • One table spoon of olive oil
  • One slice of chicken breast (optional)
  • Two slices of avocado (optional)


  1. Mix together the balsamic vinegar and olive oil
  2. Spread the mixture on the two slices of bread
  3. Takes the seeds out of tomatoes
  4. Stack the chicken avocado, basil and mozzarella on top of one of the slices of bread and close it with one slice