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The Difference Between Mozzarella and Burrata Fresh mozzarella cheese is a semi-soft Italian cheese made from cow or water buffalo milk. Burrata cheese takes the mozzarella one step further — it's mozzarella that's formed into a pouch and then filled with soft, stringy curd and cream.
There are basically two types of mozzarella cheese. Mozzarella di Bufala (buffalo mozzarella) is made from domesticated water buffalo milk and mozzarella fior di latte is made from fresh pasteurized or unpasteurized cow's milk. Buffalo mozzarella is made ...
Mozzarella has been the number one choice for many cheese loving families for its delicate and fresh taste of milk. It is available in many different forms and varieties, the foremost being fresh mozzarella or mozzarella fresco. It is a type of mozzarella that is just been made and ready to be consumed at room temperature.
The Mozzarella di Bufala seemed to enhance the flavor of tomato and basil. Cow milk Mozzarella still goes well with tomatoes and basil, but compared to water buffalo milk Mozzarella, the cow milk seemed to try to compete with tomatoes and basil.
Ovoline One size down from your standard ball of fresh mozzarella is ovoline, or “egg-shaped” portions about four ounces each. Use one as the centerpiece of a salad, slice thinly for sliders or take a note from its name, sculpt hot Italian sausage around it and bread and deep-fry for a molten cheese Scotch egg.
Smoked mozzarella is a type of cheese that is flavored with smoke. Traditionally, mozzarella cheese was made from the milk of water buffalo. As water buffalo are rare and live only in a few countries, most types of smoked mozzarella are made from cow's milk.
Stracciatella cheese is composed of small shreds—hence its name, which in Italian is a diminutive of straccia ("rag" or "shred") meaning "a little shred". It is a stretched curd fresh cheese, white in colour, and made the whole year round, but is thought to be at its best during the spring and summer months.
Actually, string cheese cannot be created using the process of any other cheese aside from mozzarella, because mozzarella is the only cheese with that peel-apart quality, explains Brian Baker, president of award-winning string-cheese company Baker Cheese.