The chef Rory O'Connell shares with us his delicious recipe for macroom mozzarella with physalis and mint relish.

Ingredients:

  • 3 balls of mozzarella
  • 30 rocket leaves or fine mustard greens
  • mint and coriander leaves to garnish
  • black pepper and drizzle of olive oil to finish the presentation
  • physalis relish
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1 tablespoon Sake 
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped green chilli
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped red chilli
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 20 physalis coarsely chopped
  • 12 physalis halved
  • 1 tablespoon chopped mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped coriander
  • salt and pepper

Method:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients for the relish and taste and correct seasoning.
  2. To serve, slice or tear the cheese and divide between 6 plates or a large serving dish.
  3. Surround with the rocket or mustard leaves.
  4. Drizzle on the relish.
  5. Grind some black pepper over the cheese and sprinkle on mint and coriander leaves.