Braised Baby Artichokes with Mozzarella Cream
Artichokes can give wine a weirdly sweet taste. But Mark Ladner's beautiful braised baby artichokes don't, because he serves them with a luscious pureed-mozzarella sauce. More Recipes by Chefs in Mario Batali's Network More Vegetable Dishes
The braised artichokes and mozzarella cream can be refrigerated separately for 2 days. Serve warm and whisk the mozzarella cream before serving.
It's an Umbrian-inspired dish, so Dan Amatuzzi chooses a nutty Umbrian white to serve with it, like a Vitiano Bianco, a blend of Verdicchio and Vermentino.