Diving further into our study of Europe, we took a closer look at Italy! As we looked at the Italian flag we talked about how the colors of the flag are the colors that make up one of the Italian’s renowned dishes-the Caprese Salad! GREEN for the basil, WHITE for the mozarella cheese, and RED for tomatoes. The children all got to prepare their own caprese salads by cutting the tomatoes and cheese, tearing the fresh basil, and drizzling a little olive oil on top to finish it off! They were all adventurous eaters and tried everything on their plate-several students wanted more!Sassafras. Bookmark the permalink.