Burrata, a postmodern version of Mozzarella, delicious in its simplicity, perfect for a decadent dining experience.
Burrata Cheese Recipes
Burrata is a fresh cheese from Andria, a small village in Apulia; it is basically a pocket made of mozzarella dough containing a soft cream heart and strips of mozzarella. You can eat Burrata as is, accompanied by a green salad, but it can also be used in refined recipes, combined with some great glass of local wine from Puglia, maybe a Locorotondo or Castel del Monte.
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Italian cheese Burrata is a delicious fresh cheese made from cow's milk in the area of Andria, a town in the Puglia Region, where cheesemakers still make Burrata using the traditional techniques combined with the mnost modern technology.
Fresh cheeses are a real delicacy. Perfect for a snack or to make delicious recipes, they are extremely versatile and can be used in the preparation of savory and sweet recipes.
Try this mouthwatering recipe with Burrata cheese and sun-dried tomatoes, and prepare a crispy and lusciuos summer appetizer.
A simple idea for a cool combination to treat yourself in the upcoming spring evenings: delicious "bruschette" with fish roe and Burrata.
Who said that Burrata can be used in Caprese salad only? Discover the many uses of this Italian cheese in a variety of delicious recipes.
Burrata is an Italian milk product hailing from beautiful Puglia, basically consisting of a shell of mozzarella, filled in with a mix of strands of mozzarella and cream.
Burrata cheese and figs, two sophisticated ingredients very popular in Italian cuisine, especially in summer. And to balance their sweet flavor, we add some slices of dry cured ham.
Burrata Cheese Properties and Facts
Burrata cheese is very similar to mozzarella, but with a sweeter taste and buttery and a softer texture. This cheese goes well with vegetables or salads, but it can also be cooked to prepare more elaborate dishes, as you can see above.
The cheese must be served fresh or at room temperature, not hot or too cold (unless specifically required by the recipe).
There are 90 calories in one ball of burrata cheese and due to the fat quantity it has requires a long digestive process; furthermore, Burrrata contains significant amounts of lactose.
Where to buy burrata cheese? On Sensibus, of course!