Mozzarella di Bufala DOP - Buffalo Mozzarella

When a cheese is eaten as freshly and as simply as mozzarella, it has to be perfect. Our mozzarella is made from 100% buffalo milk to provide a silky, soft texture and a delicate creaminess.
P Pasteurised
£3.20
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Imported by us directly from Campania every two weeks, these stretched curd cheeses from La Baronia embody the purity and goodness of buffalo milk. It is this fertile pasture, rich in wetland species, that gives the milk its delicate taste and unique aroma. The Cutillo family started La Baronia 30 years ago. They began by researching the working methods of the buffalo dairymen, practices that had been handed down since the 8th Century, when buffalos first arrived in Campania. Animal husbandry is everything to the family. To keep the buffalo happy and healthy in the hot Summer climate, the animals "swim" several times a day in large water tanks. How cool is that? The fresh, stretched curd cheese is composed of very thin layers. It is yielding in texture, porcelain-white in colour and has a slightly sour taste. It is thought that mozzarella takes its name from the verb mozzare, meaning 'to cut' referring to the way that the cheese makers cut each ball by hand from the large mass of stretchy curd formed when the cheese is immersed in hot water and kneaded by hand.
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Country of Origin Italy
Milk Variety Buffalo
Style of Cheese Soft
Ingredients

Buffalo's Milk, Salt, Rennet

Nutritional Info (per 100g) Energy 1154KJ, 275Kcal | Fat 22g of which Saturates 17.8g | Carbohydrate 1.8g of which Sugars 0.7g | Protein 17g | Salt 0.5g
Allergen Advice

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Pack Weight 125g

Keep refrigerated below 8˚. Once open, eat in full. This is a very fresh product and may have a very short shelf life of as little as 4 days.

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