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What to Prepare with Burrata?

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Nadia Galinova
What to Prepare with Burrata?

Cheese is one of the most popular dairy products and arguably has more variations than any other similar product. Various traditional cheeses with their specificities and culinary features are found around the world.

Italy is the land of cheese, with dozens of types found in its culinary history. One of the most popular is Burrata cheese. It is a traditional Italian cheese made from cow's milk or a combination of cow's and sheep's milk.

The dairy product originates from the Lombardy region in northern Italy. Burrata is a soft, creamy cheese, usually packaged in hazelnut leaves or other similar wrapper. It has a rich and milky taste with a soft texture that is characterized by a liquid or buttery core.

The most common culinary dish is burrata salad with cherry tomatoes, but here are some secret recipes and methods to prepare the cheese:

Pasta with Burrata

Ideas with Burrata
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As masterpieces of Italian cuisine, pasta and burrata go together perfectly. You can pair any type of pasta with the cheese to transport yourself briefly to Italy. Simply add strained Burrata to warm pasta and flavor it with bits of fresh vegetables, such as tomatoes, spinach, or roasted peppers. It is important to cook the pasta first, then strain and cool it. Then you add the vegetables and at the end pour the Burrata. Finally, season with balsamic vinegar or olive oil.

Stuffed peppers with Burrata

Another creative and delicious recipe is stuffed peppers with Burrata. First you carve out the peppers and fill each one with a piece of Burrata. Then salt and sprinkle with black pepper. Finally, bake in the oven until the peppers caramelize and the cheese melts.

Burrata with Fruit and Honey

If you want something sweet and salty, then Burrata with honey and fruit is the perfect recipe for you. First, cut the cheese into thin slices. Then arrange them on a baking tray, it is desirable to place a special paper. Place the sliced fruit on top of them, the best alternatives being peaches, pears and apples. Then sprinkle them with a little honey. When you are ready, place the tray in the preheated oven, your Burrata is ready when it turns golden brown.

Pizza with Burrata

Lets continue with the Italian dishes - Pizza with Burrata is the next delicious offering that can take you to the cuisine of Italy. You can prepare any type of pizza by adding the cheese on top of the pizza in the last minutes of baking. The cheese will add a creamy texture and a unique taste to the dish.

Easy and quick recipes with Burrata

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If you are looking for something not so complicated, but conceptual, then Burrata sandwiches are the right choice for you. Here you can experiment according to your taste preferences, but the classic Burrata sandwich includes arugula, tomatoes and prosciutto. You add them together with the cheese and you have a ready meal.

Another quick and easy idea for preparing Burrata is fresh baguettes with olive oil - a delicious, quick and simple snack. You can toast ready-made or homemade baguettes, which you can then cover with Burrata and olive oil.