"Even though this salad doesn't involve tomatoes, it's a kind of tribute to the great Italian insalata caprese," says Sibley. "Tomatoes are, after all, a fruit, and peaches have a similar texture and tang. The burrata, basil and balsamic all hark back to the classic salad from Capri, but the smokiness from the grill and the hazelnuts turn it into something new."
Note Black salt is available from specialist food stores. This recipe is from New Classics ($49.95, hbk) by Philippa Sibley, published by Hardie Grant Books. It has been reproduced with minor GT style changes.