Pasta Caprese

From the episode Pasta and Tomatoes, Reimagined

Why This Recipe Works

The problem with most of the pasta caprese recipes we tried was that the cheese clumped into an intractable softball-size wad in the bottom of the pasta bowl. We found the solution to this problem in the freezer. Dicing supermarket cheese a...

Why This Recipe Works

The problem with most of the pasta caprese recipes we tried was that the cheese clumped into an intractable softball-size wad in the bottom of the pasta bowl. We found the solution to this problem in the freezer. Dicing supermarket cheese and placing it in the freezer for a few minutes before combining it with the hot pasta allowed the cheese to soften but kept it from fully melting (and turning chewy) during cooking.

Pasta Caprese